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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.

Primary Flavors

  • Stewed Apricot
  • Vanilla
  • Tamarind
  • Brown Sugar
  • Tobacco

Taste Profile

Sweet

Full Body
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None Tannins

Medium Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Dessert

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

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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