Uncle Joseph from the famous Pellegrino Cellar in Marsala is produced from Nero d’Avola grapes grown in clayey soil near Marsala in western Sicily. This beautiful fortified ruby red Marsala wine is extremely fruity, with notes of black cherries, pomegranates and plums. It is sweet, with evident hints of red berries, black cherries, Marasca cherries and pomegranates.
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|Classification||Marsala Superiore Rubino D.O.C. Dolce|
|Wine style||Red sweet liquer wine|
|Maturation||Aged in large French oak barrels for minimum 24 months.|
|Pairs with||Dark chocolate with at least 70% cocoa. Fresh cheese and jam. 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.
Uncle Joseph Marsala Rubino is dedicated to the English businessman Joseph who in 1819 joined Uncle Benjamin in Sicily to produce Marsala wine and distribute it around the world thanks to their impressive fleet of sailing ships.