Intense, a chorus of spicy notes, with scents of candied fruit (citrus peel), nutmeg, cloves, cocoa, a hint of tobacco and a toasted almond finish


Imposing on the palate, excellent minerality, great length and persistence, with stewed fruit notes, slight bitterness of liquiorice root and hints of burnt honey

Growing Conditions

- PRODUCTION AREA: Along the Marsala coastline

- SOIL: Not very fertile, siliceous and rich with red earth, with surface aquifer

- ALTITUDE: Coast less than 50 metres above sea level

- VINEYARD: Typical Marsala bush-trained vines with density of at least 5,000 plants per hectare

- CLIMATE: Island, with rainy, mild winters and hot, dry summers


By hand, when fully ripe in late September


Pressing of the grapes with high sugar content to pass the precious substances contained in the skins to the must. Fermentation and blend of resulting wine with mistelle, boiled must and wine distillate


14 years in old 300 litre oak barrels then from February 2015 in the bottle at controlled temperature


Amber with brilliant topaz highlights