Passiu da Vinsa
“Passiu” is a dialectal term meaning raisin and “ Vinsa” that are the traditional shelfs made with one year old river reeds used to lay the grapes. This is a traditional dessert wine…
Denomination: vino bianco
Age: 30 years old
Over-ripe: picked grapes in the vineyard are placed in the loft-fruit on the vinsa for a-bout 3 months.
Fermentation: in little stainless tank for 3 weeks at 16 - 18°C.
Refinement: twenty-four months in oak barrels, where pre-owned full malolactic fer-mentation
Characteristics: amber, gold. Nose full of aromas of peaches and dried apricots. Full sweet palate, velvety. After few years in bottle, the wine becomes harmonious and mel-low with a distinct ability to maturity: from ten to fifteen years.
Production: 1200 bottles of 500 cl.