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Marsala


 

Region:

Sicily

 

Classification:

DOC (1969) Modified (1984)

 

Area Description:

Wide area including the two ports of Marsala and Trapani in addition to reaching farther inland.


 

Color:

White

 

Description:

Antique gold with amber and brick-color highlights.

 

Type:

Fortified

 

Taste:

Warm and soft.

 

Aroma:

Persistent and characteristic.

 

Alcohol:

16% - 20%

 

Aging:

Minimum four years the Vergine and minimum ten years for the Vergine Riserva.

 

Food:

Fruit, pastries, or by itself.

 

Temperature:

Serve at 45º - 53º Fahrenheit, 8º - 12% Celsius.

 

 

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