Marsala DOC

Marsala DOC: It is a very interesting apellation from Sicilia producing only dessert  wines. White Grapes are Ansonica, Catarratto, Damaschino, Grillo and Red are Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Perricone. The composition is Ambra (WhFoSw): Any proportions of Ansonica (locally Inzolia), Catarratto, Damaschino, and/or Grillo; Oro (WhFoSw): Any proportions of Ansonica, Catarratto, Damaschino, and/or Grillo; Rubino (RdFoSw): Minimum 70% Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola, and/or Perricone (locally Pignatello); maximum 30% Ansonica, Catarratto, Damaschino, and/or Grillo; Fine (Ambra, Oro, Rubino); Superiore or Vecchio (Ambra, Oro, Rubino); Superiore Riserva (Ambra, Oro, Rubino); Vergine or Soleras (Ambra, Oro, Rubino); Vergine Stravecchio or Riserva (Ambra, Oro, Rubino). Minimum alcohol level is 17.5% for Fine; 18.0% for all other styles

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In the meantime, if you are in the mood for a good book, you can try:
– The Modern History of Italian Wine by Walter Filipputti
– Hidden Gems of Italy: An Insider’s Secret Formula To Find Top-Class Italian Wines At Value Prices And Taste La Dolce Vita by Tony Margiotta

Additionally, you can discover the other wines from Sicilia.

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