Abbazia San Giorgio "Orange" Terre Siciliane Zibbibo 2018

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Country/State: Italy
Varietal: Muscat
Region: Sicily
Color: White
Only a few cases available of this tiny production orange wine from the remote island of Pantelleria!
92 Our Score (8/2019) Situated between Sicily and Tunisia lies Pantelleria, the largest volcanic satellite island of Italy. One of the dominant grape varieties grown on this tiny, remote island is Zibbibo. In the vineyards of Abbazia San Giorgio, the Zibbibo grape (aka Muscat of Alexandria) is left mostly untouched throughout the year. During harvest, the grapes are taken off the stems and gently pressed. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks, using only the indigenous yeasts present in the skins of the grapes. Right off the nose, the wine sings of ripe peach and apricot while the finish offers salinity, nuttiness and mild tannin derived from the six months aged in chestnut barrels. This dry orange wine will pair wonderfully with shellfish or grilled white meats with a chutney base.
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3999
750 ML
Available:
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