Marsala Soleras Vergine from famous Pellegrino Cellar in Marsala is produced from Grillo, Catarratto and Inzolia grapes grown in clayey soil near Marsala in western Sicily. It is produced over 5 years using the traditional Soleras method. This beautiful golden fortified Marsala wine has an intense bouquet with strong spicy notes. It is fresh and dry with pleasant notes of almonds and hazelnuts.
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|Classification||Vino Marsala Vergine D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Dry white liqueur wine|
|Grapes||Grillo, Catarratto and Inzolia.|
|Maturation||Ageing with Soleras method for over 5 years in large oak barrels.|
|Pairs with||Dry almond pastries, Sicilian biscuits, sesame cookies, chocolate with minimum 50% cocoa, or aged cheeses with marmalade. 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.