Marsala Superiore Riserva ORO Dolce 2013 Wine
Marsala Superiore Riserva ORO Dolce 2013
An enterprising English merchant, Benjamin called "Bip", arrived in Sicily in 1806, thanks to the his exceptional entrepreneurial skills founded a true economic empire linked to the production of the marsala.
Grillo, Catarratto and Inzolia
TERRITORY OF ORIGIN
Coastal strip of Marsala and Petrosino
Soil: medium mixture, tending to sandy.
Altitude: a few meters above sea level.
Climate: Mediterranean, mild winters, precipitation limited, very hot and breezy summer.
VINIFICATION AND AGING
Harvesting period in the second ten days of September, when ripe.
Vinification at temperature of 18 ° -20 ° C.
Fermentation is stopped with addition of brandy aged at least 5 years
Refining over 48 months in barrels of oak from 80 and 50hl, with at least 6 months of barrique.
Color: intense gold with amber reflections.
Perfume: ethereal, with intense hints of melon and slight notes of honey and medlar.
Taste: sweet and persistent, with evident notes of apricot and cooked pear.
Traditional: all Sicilian desserts with creams ricotta and pastry.
Unconventional: all aged cheeses and spicy cheeses, to pair with pears, grapes or alchechengio.
Serve at 12 ° -14 ° C.