Vineyards Coastal strip of the towns of Marsala, Petrosino and other inland areas of the province of Trapani. Terre rossa soils, low in fertility and rich in silica.
Winemaking Extraordinarily ripe grapes with a high sugar content are harvested by hand. Fermentation takes place at controlled temperature and the resulting wine is blended with fortified must, cooked must and wine-brandy. Matured at least 7 years in oak barrels.
Tasting Notes Color: Brilliant amber with topaz reflections.
Bouquet: Pronounced with the scent of dates, apricots and cooked plums.
Taste: Rich, warm, and velvety with an intense finish of luscious dried fruits.