Anita Garibaldi from the famous Pellegrino Cellar in Marsala is produced from Grillo, Catarratto and Inzolia grapes grown in clayey soil near Marsala in western Sicily. This fortified amber Marsala wine has an intense and persistent bouquet with strong notes of quince and pleasant hints of dry fig and vanilla. It is sweet and persistent, with strong hints of dry apricot and pleasant honeyed notes.
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|Classification||Marsala Superiore Ambra D.O.C. Dolce|
|Wine style||Sweet liquer wine|
|Grapes||Grillo, Catarratto and Inzolia|
|Maturation||Ageing in oak barrels for a minimum of 24 months.|
|Pairs with||Cakes or desserts with ricotta or other cream. Serve at 12°-14°C.|
The Pellegrino family has always personally overseen the activities in the vineyard and in the winery, and the family is still today, having reached the seventh generation, involved daily in the management of the company. A long family history made up of respect, care, love and dedication, of values handed down from father to sons, which today make it one of the greatest families of Sicilian wine.
The Pellegrino vineyards are located in the westernmost part of Sicily, which is characterized by a great variety of microclimates. The territory boasts the highest vine-covered area in Italy as it is considered one of the most suitable areas on the islands for grape growing. Here in fact the intense light, the dry climate, the fresh soils, the winds coming from the south and the strong atmospheric temperature range, create the ideal conditions for the production of quality wines.
Anita Garibaldi - Marsala Superiore is a sweet memory dedicated to Anita, young wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi who, on his landing in Sicily in 1860 together with his thousand men, was welcomed with a glass of marsala wine.