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Le Passule

Val di Neto – Vino passito

Le passule is vernacular for raisins, the candies of ancient population. This dessert wine made from Mantonico grapes recalls the "meditation wine" of ancient Greeks.

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Production region
Calabria
Production area
Rocca di Neto e Casabona
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Le Passule

Val di Neto – Vino passito

Le passule is vernacular for raisins, the candies of ancient population. This dessert wine made from Mantonico grapes recalls the "meditation wine" of ancient Greeks.

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Production region
Calabria
Production area
Rocca di Neto e Casabona

limestone and clay loam.

Soil Typology

limestone and clay loam.

spurred cordon,

5.000 plants/ha.

Training system and planting density

spurred cordon,

5.000 plants/ha.

40 quintals,

25 hectolitres.

Yield per hectare

40 quintals,

25 hectolitres.

Grapes Mantonico 100 % Read more

Grape variety used to make both dry and dessert wines. With its excellent acidity and rich aromas, it is the perfect choice for wine-making processes that enhance its evolutionary potential. Its dominant overtones are peach, apricot and notes of flint.

Harvesting Period

first ten days of October.

first ten days of October.

Winemaking

Vinification rasining of grapes for 15 days, then fermentation in Allier barriques.

Ageing wood, with 6 months in Allier barriques and an additional brief bottle ageing before marketing.

Optimal consumption of wine period

three/seven years.

three/seven years.

Appreciation

VINIBUONI D’ITALIA 2018
“Tre stelle”

Le Passule 2016 - Val di Neto Bianco IGT Passito

WINE ADVOCATE

Le Passule 2014 - Val di Neto Bianco Passito (93+/100 pts)

WINE ADVOCATE

Le Passule 2011 - Val di Neto Bianco Passito (93+/100 pts)

I VINI DI VERONELLI 2016
“Tre Stelle Rosse”

Le Passule 2011 - Val di Neto Bianco Passito 90/100 pts)

WINE ADVOCATE
93+/100 punti

Le Passule 2014

I VINI DI VERONELLI 2017
“Tre Stelle Rosse” (90/100 punti)

Le Passule 2014

VINI D’ITALIA 2017 GAMBERO ROSSO
"Due Bicchieri"

Le Passule 2014

I Vini Di Veronelli 2015
"Tre Stelle Rosse"

Le Passule 2011
Val di Neto Bianco Passito
(92/100 punti)