Anita Garibaldi Marsala Superiore Ambra Dolce DOC 2012 Pellegrino
Grapes Grillo, Catarratto and Inzolia
TERRITORY OF ORIGIN Marsala and Mazara del Vallo Agro of Marsala and Mazara del Vallo Province of Trapani
TERROIR Soil: medium-textured, tending to clayey. Elevation: a few meters above sea level. Climate: Mediterranean, mild winters, limited rainfall, very hot and windy summer.
WINEMAKING AND REFINING Harvest time in the second decade of September, when ripening is advanced. Vinifi cation at 20°-22°C. Fermentation is arrested by addition of neutral alcohol. Next, cooked must is added. Minimum 24-month aging in oak barrels.
TASTING Color: firm amber. Nose: intense and persistent, with distinct notes of quince and pleasant hints of dry fi co and vanilla. Taste: sweet and lingering, with intense hints of dried apricot and pleasant honeyed notes.
PAIRINGS Traditional: all Sicilian desserts with ricotta and pastry creams. Unconventional: rondella of caciocavallo ragusano cheese with candied orange peel and caramelized sesame sail on Tumminia bread crouton. Serve at 12°-14°C.
ALCOHOLIC STRENGTH 18% vol.
FORMAT 75 cl