Falanghina del Sannio DOP Passito
1 | Corte Normanna

Production zone: Guardia Sanframondi

Vineyards: Estate-owned, 300 metres above sea level, 4-5,000 vines per hectare

Variety: Falanghina

Soil type: Clay and limestone

Vineyard aspect: South

Harvest period: Early October

Yield per hectare: 60 quintals

Sensory profile: Golden yellow with warm highlights; intense, elegant, lingering nose redolent of jam, honey and candied fruits; sweet, warmly alcoholic palate, soft mouthfeel; good structure and length with outstanding depth of flavour; very long finish with remarkable nose-palate consistency

Serving temperature: 10-12 °C as an aperitif; 14-15 °C as a dessert wine; 16-18 °C as a meditation wine

Suggested food matchings: Dessert wine, excellent with tarts of white-fleshed fruit, Annurca apple pie, nougat mousse, petits fours, very mature cheeses or Laticauda ewe’s milk ricotta with chestnut honey