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Marsala Vergine terre Arse, Florio

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Grillo grapes, excellent wine distillate added and at least eight years of aging in small oak barrels, Terre Arse is a sophisticated and eclectic Marsala that besides being a great meditation wine also proves its versatility when served as an original aperitif

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MARSALA VERGINE TERRE ARSE

D.O.C.

Production Area

Birgi and Spagnola areas, coastal strip north of Marsala

Grape Variety

Grillo

Type

Fortified wine

Classification

Marsala D.O.C. (Designation of Controlled Origin).

Soil

Arid, scarcely fertile, siliceous-calcareous origin

Altitude

Vineyards facing the sea near the beach

Vineyard

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

Climate

Insular, with rainy winters and torrid summers beaten by hot African winds

Harvest

By hand, advanced ripening, during the last 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 wine distillate according to the Marsala Vergine tradition

Ageing

At least 8 years in ancient oak barrels with a capacity 1,800 liters. At least 6 months in bottle

Tasting Note

Colour: old gold with golden highlights

Bouquet: extremely fine with scents of bitter almonds and burnt honey

Flavour: dry, balanced with a finish of vanilla and liquorice roots

Alcohol Content

19.0 % vol

Sugar Content

Few grams per liter

Serving Temperature

As aperitif 8° - 10° C. As meditation wine 12° - 14° C

Recommended with

Fine and eclectic Marsala, excellent aperitif with smoked fish, fish eggs and hard cheeses, like Parmigiano. Great meditation wine. Special with fish cous cous

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 Vergine terre Arse, Florio

Grillo grapes, excellent wine distillate added and at least eight years of aging in small oak barrels, Terre Arse is a sophisticated and eclectic Marsala that besides being a great meditation wine also proves its versatility when served as an original aperitif

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