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36 Ratings
Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria

Wine Details

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2011 Vintage) Extraordinary dessert wine produced from grapes Zibibbo Moscato di Pantelleria Ben Rye DOC Donnafugata has a golden yellow color, intense aroma and deep, with hints of apricot, dates, honey, dried figs and dried rose: a wine of great persistence as the sweet taste and unique that sets it apart.

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    wonderful with deep burnt caramel notes. dark golden brown colour and strong mature bouquet. great with Italian desserts.

    over 4 years
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    Apricots and melted brown sugar.

    over 7 years
Expert Reviews
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2006 Vintage) Golden yellow with a bright orange tinge. Explosive, highly perfumed aromas of ripe apricot, peach, citrus fruits, cinnamon and pepper. Pure and clean, with impressive depth to the ripe citrus and peach flavors; an undercurrent of tropical fruits contributes volume and flesh. The concentrated, very long finish throws off notes of lavender and acacia honey. Perhaps the best-ever Ben Rye, amazingly intense yet elegant and impeccably balanced.. Depending on the vintage, it's made up of grapes from 3...