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Vinmarker med vulkanen Etna i baggrunden, Sicilia (Sicilien)
Region: Sicilia
Zone: Marsala DOC

Marsala Superiore DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: White wine
Kind: Sweet wine
Taste: From dry to sweetish
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 18%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 2 years
Storage potential: 10 years

Marsala Superiore DOC is a golden, ample dessert wine. The taste is dry or sweetish to sweet, but with its 18% alcohol concentration, usually rather dry with a taste of fat, nuts, lemon and spices. This is a very mellow wine, but it still has a distinctive, austere aftertaste.

The drier type, Marsala Superiore Secco, is very dry, with an aroma of trees, nuts, lemons and spices, while the aged Marsala Superiore Riserva is a positive experience with its inviting, dark amber color.

There is also a Marsala Superiore Semisecco (semidry) and a Dolce (sweet).

The mandatory aging period is 2 years in a wooden barrel. The Reserve must age for 4 years in a wooden barrel and has a shelf life of 20 years or more.

Great dishes to have with Marsala Superiore DOC

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