Hassan Passito Cannonau
This label owes its name to Hassan the Handsome. Third King of Algiers in 1541, he was born and raised as a young shepherd boy on the island of Asinara. Initially torn from his flock, he then won the favor of Kheie-ed-Dinn, known as Barbarossa. With unscrupulousness and goodness, he lived and died in Algiers.
Vineyards owned by the winery, Sorso.
Selection of bunches, soft destemming. Fermentation on the skins for 20 days in steel at a temperature of 24°C. It refines in second passage French oak barriques for 24 months and then in the bottle for over a year before being released on the market.
Color: Garnet, clear, tending towards orange.
Perfume: complex olfactory impact, ethereal with notes of plum, morello cherry, fruit in alcohol and spices.
Taste: Enveloping, warm entry, with notes of sweet fruit immediately evident. The important alcoholic base is tamed by the right acidity which gives freshness. Very long finish that leaves the palate pleasantly satisfied.
Perfect meditation wine, while at the table it goes well with traditional Sardinian desserts or a honey sebada, as well as desserts such as apple tart or strudel. Also excellent with blue sheep's cheeses.
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