The passito Greco di Bianco it’s a Calabrian DOC dessert wine named after Bianco a town in the province of Reggio Calabria, the production of this wine is allowed only there.
Considered one of the most ancient wines in Italy, it is produced with a vine variety that probably the ancient Greeks brought on the Calabrian Ionian coast in the VII century B.C., during the first colonization that created the great Magna Graecia civilization.
Straw coloured with amber reflections, ethereal fragrance, fortified taste, scent of alcohol, characteristic, soft taste, warm, with typical warm aftertaste, harmonious and persistent.
Vine variety: Greco Bianco;
Winemaking: extreme care in the selection of the grapes that will dry on the mesh; after the pressing the must is collected in small barrels of chestnut, after a double decantation, in May it’s transferred in containers of steel;
Terrain: cordon spurred;
AbV: 14 + 3% Vol.;
Bottle: 50 cl;
Classification: Controlled Designation of Origin;
Best served with: it’s a wine that can be enjoyed alone or as meditation wine; with fruit pies, canapé with jam, petit fours, Sicilian cassata, and other sweets with fruit and almonds. It can be served also with biscuits and spicy hard cheese.