Pellegrino Marsala Superiore Oro Dolce Bip Benjamin Riserva 2013
Pellegrino Marsala Superiore Oro Dolce Bip Benjamin Riserva 2013
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Sicily - Italy
White fortified wine dessert wine

How to serve

Serve at:

10 - 12°C.

Longevity:

10 - 15 years

Glass:

Pellegrino Marsala Superiore Oro Dolce Bip Benjamin Riserva 2013

An enterprising British merchant, Benjamin known as “Bip” who, thanks to his exceptional entrepreneurial skills, on his arrival in Sicily in 1806, founded a true economic empire linked to the production of Marsala.

Colour

Deep gold with hues of amber.

Bouquet

Ethereal, with strong hints of melon and light notes of honey and loquat.

Flavour

Sweet and lingering, with evident notes of apricots and stewed pears.

Pairing

All Sicilian pastries with ricotta and pastry creams. Unconventional: all aged and spicy cheeses served with pears, grapes or Chinese lantern berries.

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Features

Name Pellegrino Marsala Superiore Oro Dolce Bip Benjamin Riserva 2013
Type White fortified wine dessert wine
Classification
Year 2013
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 18.00% by volume
Grape varieties Ansonica/Inzolia, Grillo
Country
Region Sicily
Origin Coastline of Marsala and Petrosino (TP).
Climate Mediterranean, mild winters, limited rainfall, very hot and windy summers. Altitude: a few metres a.s.l.
Soil composition Medium-textured, tending to sandy soil.
Harvest From mid-September, at an advanced phase of ripening.
Fermentation temperature 18-20 °C
Vinification The fermentation is stopped by adding brandy.
Ageing At least 5 years in oak barrels. Ageing for over 48 months in 80hl and 50hl oak barrels, with at least 6 months in barrique.
Allergens Contains sulphites
Pairing All Sicilian pastries with ricotta and pastry creams. Unconventional: all aged and spicy cheeses served with pears, grapes or Chinese lantern berries.
On offer Price Pellegrino Marsala Superiore Oro Dolce Bip Benjamin Riserva 2013 € 15.40  ex VAT

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The fame of Marsala wine is due mainly to the British, who had already traded in Port, Madeira and Sherry products. In 1773 they docked in Marsala where they tasted this "nectar" and were completely mesmorised. By using similar production technique...

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