Marsala

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Marsala is a fortified wine from Sicily commonly used in cooking to create rich, caramelized sauces but can also make fine sipping wines, ranging from dry to sweet.

Dessert

Primary Flavors

  • Stewed Apricot

  • Vanilla

  • Tamarind

  • Brown Sugar

  • Tobacco

Taste Profile

  • Body: Full
  • Sweetness: Sweet
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar (55–60°F)
  • Glass TypeDessert
  • Decant No
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $17.00

Food Pairing

Marsala mushroom sauce will delight over chicken, pork, and tofu but you can also sip the wine alongside nuts, charcuterie, dried fruit and firm cheeses.

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