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Pellegrino Marsala Ambra Secco Horatio 2011

Pellegrino Marsala Ambra Secco Horatio

2011
Marsala (Italy)

Admiral Horatio Nelson, who lived between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, represents one of...

£9.44

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Pellegrino Marsala Ambra Secco Horatio 2011

Producer

Alcohol content

18.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2011

Review

Admiral Horatio Nelson, who lived between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, represents one of the most beloved and famous national heroes of England. A great lover of Marsala wine, so much so that he defined it as “worthy of any gentleman's table”, he created a widespread fashion in European salons. He used to give it to the crews of his fleet as it was considered a drink with particular healing benefits. The label called Horatio is a deliberate homage to his personality: a Marsala Superiore Ambra Secco. Its amber color is captivating and its apricot and dried fig aromas are intoxicating.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 14ºC and 16ºC

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