Ara Murata – Passito (Wine made from overripe grapes)

Ara Murata Vino da uve stramature Passito

Production: Fratterosa PESARO and URBINO – MARCHES
Vine variety: Bianchello, an old ‘clone’ of Trebbiano
Vineyard: Vigna Campodarchi and Vigna del Mulino
Surface: 4 ha
Plant spacing: 300 x 0.80
Altitude: 400 m above sea level
Plants per hectare: 4.000
Exposure: South /South–West
Training method: trellis with Guyot pruning or bow training
Plant age: 30 years on average
Harvesting period: first ten days of September
Harvesting method: grapes are handpicked into small boxes
Withering: Grapes are left to wither naturally on trellises for 5 to 6 months
Type of terrain: clayey-calcareous
Yield per hectare: 7 tonnes.
Vinification: soft, whole-bunch pressing. Cold, static must decanting. Controlled-temperature fermentation in steel vats.
Barrel-ageing: This wine is aged for 36 months in third, fourth, firth-hand French oak barrels of 225 litres.
Bottle-ageing: 6/8-month bottle-aging
Alcoholic strength: 14% – 14,50%
Serving temperature: 16°C – 20°C

ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES
Gold yellow, shiny and intense in colour. Ample scent to the nose with hints of dried fruits, apricot, candied fruit, orange, pineapple, hues of vanilla, enamel, honey, almond, caramel and nut husk. Sweet, fresh, intense and long-lingering in the mouth.

Wine-and-food matching tips from the Sommelier
Cakes: marzipan cakes

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Società Agricola Fratterosa S.S.
Via Serre 28, 61040 Fratte Rosa (PU)
P.IVA 02230300416
Telefono:+39 0721 777412
Fax:+39 0721 771070

Società Agricola Fratterosa S.S.
Via Serre 28, 61040 Fratte Rosa (PU) ITALY
VAT 02230300416
Telephone:+39 0721 777412
Fax:+39 0721 771070