Wine Detail

Passito di Pantelleria

Wine name:Passito di Pantelleria



Vineyard extension (hectares):1.6

Blend:100% Moscato di Pantelleria

Vineyard age (year of planting):Moscato di Pantelleria 1930,1965

Soil Type:Volcanic, rich in minerals and silica


Colour:Intense golden yellow with amber reflections

Nose:Very intense and persistent, dried grape, candied fruit

Flavour:Aromatic, sweet, fresh, well balanced, intense

Serving temperature (°C):12-16

Match with:Serve on its own, cheeses with blue-green marbling, Sicilian almond cakes

Average no. bottles/year:2,500

Grape yield per hectare tons:6.5

Vinification and ageing

The grapes are traditionally dried under the sun before pressing, fermentation and maturation in steel tanks for 6 months, finishing in the bottle for a few months

Wine Producer



Address:Via del Fante, 8 - Contrada Tracino 91017 PANTELLERIA TP

Owner:Salvatore and Domenica Ferrandes

Year of establishment:1976

Total annual production:4000

Total vineyard extension (hectares):1.6

Planted varietals and extension (hectares):1.6ha Zibibbo

Vine training system:
en goblet

Cultivation method in the vineyard:grass is left on the aisles between the rows of vines

Type of viticulture:practicing organic

Harvest period:Mid August

Agronomist:Salvo Foti

Oenologist:Salvo Foti


The Ferrandes Family, of Spanish descent, moved to Pantelleria in the 15th century and has grown "Zibibbo" grapes sonce then. With passion and determination, the island is extremely windy and vines are grown in holes for protection, Salvatore Ferrandez and his wife Domenica produce a traditional and unique Passito di Pantelleria.

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Borgo degli Albizi 10,
50122 - Firenze, Italy

Tel. +39 055 200311
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