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Marsala Targa Riserva 1840, Florio

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Targa Riserva 1840 is an elegant Marsala with a vocation for longevity, inspiring savoured in meditation or with dessert, a revelation served cold as an aperitif. Vinified from a selection of Grillo grapes and aged for at least seven years in Slavonian oak barrels to develop a truly exceptional wine, warm and soft as velvet

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MARSALA TARGA RISERVA 1840

D.O.C.

Production Area

Coastal strip of the towns of Marsala, Petrosino and hinterland of the province of Trapani

Grape Variety

Grillo

Type

Fortified wine

Classification

D.O.C. Marsala

Soil

Scarcely fertile, siliceous, rich in “red soils”, surface water table

Altitude

Coastal area, less than 50 meters above sea level

Vineyard

Typical Marsala bush-trained vines with density of at least 5.000 plants per hectare

Climate

Insular, with mild, rainy winters and very hot and dry summers

Harvest

By hand, advanced ripening, during the 2nd and 3rd week of September

Vinification

Pressing of the grapes with a high sugar content to pass the precious substances found in the skins to the must. Fermentation at controlled temperature and blend of the resulting wine with fortified must, cooked must and wine-brandy

Ageing

At least 7 years in oak barrels with a capacity of 1,800 liters and then refined for more than a year in ancient 300-liter barrels. At least 6 months in bottle

Tasting Note

Colour: bright amber colour with topaz highlights

Bouquet: marked with clear scents of dates, apricots and stewed prunes

Flavour: full, warm, smooth and velvety with a fine finish of dried fruit

Alcohol Content

19.0 % vol

Sugar Content

70 g/l

Serving Temperature

As aperitif 10° C. As dessert wine and as meditation wine 16° - 18° C

Recommended with

Excellent as aperitif with blue-veined cheeses like gorgonzola. Perfect as meditation wine and with desserts like dry pastries, dried fruit

Storage

Cool (13° - 15° C.) place, not moist, away from direct light

Life

If preserved in cellars with suitable conditions, has no time limits

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Marsala Targa Riserva 1840, Florio

Marsala Targa Riserva 1840, Florio

Targa Riserva 1840 is an elegant Marsala with a vocation for longevity, inspiring savoured in meditation or with dessert, a revelation served cold as an aperitif. Vinified from a selection of Grillo grapes and aged for at least seven years in Slavonian oak barrels to develop a truly exceptional wine, warm and soft as velvet

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