Materico from the famous Pellegrino Cellar in Marsala is produced from Nerello Mascalese grapes, organically grown in clayey-carbonate base soil at an altitude of 350 m near the sea in western Sicily. This red wine has distinct notes of red fruit, black cherry, blackberry and marasca cherry. It is fresh and fruity, with delicate spicy notes of black pepper, cloves and a hint of cinnamon.
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|Classification||Terre Siciliane I.G.T.|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||Ageing in steel tanks for 4 months.|
|Pairs with||Medium cured cheese and fish. Serve at 18°-19°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.