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Producer: Carlo PellegrinoGrape Varieties: Catarratto 60%, Grillo 40%Optimum Drinking: N/AWine Style: Rich smooth and lusciously sweetAlcohol by Volume: 18%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Italy
Rich and lusciously sweet.
In 1980 Paolo Pellegrino founded a winery in the town of Marsala to produce a fortified wine. The Victorians greatly enjoyed the wine and, helped by the British Empire, Marsala became hugely successful. The rest is history.Today the Company is still family owned and managed and is now the undisputed market leader, appreciated in every corner of the world. Marsala can be served chilled as aperitifs, in cocktails, as a dessert wine, or as an accompaniment to strong cheese. It is also a vital ingredient in many fine recipes.
Soft pressing of the grapes. Vinification takes place is temperature controlled tanks. After completing the fermentation, the following is added: 80% Marsala Fine Oro sweet (150g/l residual sugars); 2% Calamich cooked must and wine alcohol up to 18% . By law Marsala Superiore requires a minimum of 2 years ageing.
Rich, dark, smooth and lusciously sweet with a hint of wood and caramel on the nose. Ideal with chocolate based desserts.
Catarratto 60%, Grillo 40%
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