Le Passule, which means ”raisins” in the local dialect, provides an idea of what the ancient Greeks enjoyed in their day. Made entirely from Mantonico Bianco grapes that are dried for fifteen days until they become raisins with concentrated sugars and flavors. Half the grapes are dried on the plants to achieve the intensely concentrated dried fruit characteristics, while the other half are dried in a temperature-controlled room to preserve freshness and acidity.
The Librandi winery is a modern enterprise founded in 1950 by Antonio and Nicodemo Librandi. Nowadays, the winery is run by Nicodemo, his two sons Paolo and Raffaele, his nephew Francesco and his niece Teresa. To this day, they remain faithful to the principles that inspired their forefathers: a great wine requires love and dedication to the land and its history.