Winery Donnafugata Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria
This wine generally goes well with spicy food and sweet desserts.
The Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria of the Winery Donnafugata is in the top 90 of wines of Italy and in the top 5 of wines of Passito di Pantelleria.
Wine flavors and olphactive analysis
earl grey tea, straw
On the nose the Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria of Winery Donnafugata in the region of Sicile often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, marzipan or citrus fruit and sometimes also flavors of spices, tree fruit or oak.
Food and wine pairings with Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria
Pairings that work perfectly with Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria
Original food and wine pairings with Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria
The Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria of Winery Donnafugata matches generally quite well with dishes of spicy food or sweet desserts such as recipes of royal couscous or grandma's cherry clafoutis.
Details and technical informations about Winery Donnafugata's Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria.
Discover the grape variety: Auxerrois
Auxerrois is a white grape variety native to Lorraine, which is also found in Alsace and in the Loire Valley, where it took off in 1950. Its name comes from the nurseries in Auxerre where it found refuge during the Second World War. Often called Pinot Auxerrois, it is part of the Moselle, Alsace and Côtes-de-Toul AOC grape varieties. Auxerrois should not be confused with côt or malbec, which are red grape varieties from the Cahors region and which may bear the same name. The bunches of Auxerrois are of medium size with small berries. It is a semi-late grape variety whose buds only come out when temperatures are well above 10°C. Auxerrois wines are characterized by finesse and acidity and subtle aromas of exotic fruits, fruits and white flowers. In France, it represents 1,600 hectares of production and some small parcels of Auxerrois are also present in Luxembourg, Germany, Canada and South Africa (2,300 hectares in total).
Last vintages of this wine
The best vintages of Ben Ryé Passito di Pantelleria from Winery Donnafugata are 1999, 1970, 2000, 2003 and 2016.
Informations about the Winery Donnafugata
The Winery Donnafugata is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 33 wines for sale in the of Passito di Pantelleria to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Passito di Pantelleria
The wine region du Passito di Pantelleria is located in the region of Moscato di Pantelleria in Sicile in Italy. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Donnafugata or the Domaine Donnafugata produce mainly wines sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Passito di Pantelleria are Sangiovese, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Passito di Pantelleria often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, marzipan or citrus fruit and sometimes also flavors of spices, tree fruit or oak.
The wine region of Sicile
Sicily is the Southernmost region of Italy, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. For over 2500 years, Sicily (Sicilia in Italian) has been an important centre of Mediterranean viticulture, although the reputation and style of its wines have changed considerably over time. The island was once best known for its Sweet muscatels (see Pantelleria), and later for its fortified Marsala. Today, many of its best-known wines are Dry table wines produced under the regional designation IGT Terre Siciliane, or Sicilia DOC (see below).
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