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Funaro, “Passo di Luna” Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGTSicily, Italy 2019 (750mL)

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Funaro, “Passo di Luna” Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGT Sicily, Italy 2019 (750mL)

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Located about two hours south of Palermo, the Funaro family estate is home to a trove of beautifully cared-for vineyards and olive groves, including plantings of white grapes once used in the production of Marsala: Grillo, Zibbibo, Insolia, and Catarratto. This steely, crisp, floral white combines Insolia and Zibbibo from Certified Organic vineyards and is fermented and aged only in steel tanks to preserve freshness. Hardly just a “quaffer,” however, there’s some nice texture to this 2019, a juicy midpalate with notes of peach, nectarine, white flowers, and a hint of chalk. Refreshing, mineral, and delicious—perfect for pairing with grilled octopus or Sicilian-style tuna with blood oranges, or a winter citrus salad.

  • CountryItaly
  • RegionSicily
  • SoilLimosa Clay & Chalk
  • FarmingOrganic & Biodynamic
  • BlendInsolia & Zibbibo
  • Alcohol13.5%
  • Temp.Serve at 45-50° F
  • GlasswareAll-Purpose Whites
  • DrinkingNow-2024
  • Decanting15-Minutes
  • PairingGrilled Octopus Salad

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