Florio Fine Marsala Dry
Ambra Secco | 375 ml.
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88 pts.Wine Enthusiast: July, 2006
This dry version of Sicily’s most famous fortified wine boasts lingering tones of pinecone, walnut and custard for a more austere and powerful style. This Marsala is deep brown in color and very spicy on the close.
87 pts.Wine Enthusiast: March, 2011
Florio’s Dry Marsala shows etched aromas of caramel, maple syrup, candied chestnut, butterscotch and dried prune. This historic fortified wine opens with a saturated almond color and offers an opulent, textured feel in the mouth.
If you’ve forgotten the flavors of this once super-popular fortified wine from Sicily, it’s time to repay a visit to Marsala. Florio’s Dry version offers fragrant notes of caramel, candied fruit, maple syrup and citrus peel over a creamy texture. Marsala is often used as a cooking aid, but forget that; try it as an apéritif wine with cubes of Gorgonzola or Roquefort cheese.