This is the downside of a wineonline.ie potluck. Avoid.
We spent some time around Marsala and I wonder if the Palazzo del Mare actually exists.
We weren’t impressed with the 2012 but this 2013 makes up for it and we served it to the family at Ian’s fifth decade birthday bash.
Slightly oakey with nice blackcurrants, decent party wine to cater for all tastes. From the Belice Valley in Sicily near Selinunte.
€10.99 reduced to €8.99 in O’Briens.
Akin to eating an Irish Cheese which is ‘made’ and packed in England by Tesco from Irish Dairy produce. Perhaps.
The O’Briens guff stated this was like a Shiraz but I’m afraid I wasn’t hugely impressed – a rather poor single sided version of a Nero D’Avola.
Perhaps I didn’t chambre it properly or maybe it needed decanting into a Carafe.
Cantine di Priocca in Piedmont owned by MGN Mondo del Vino – who claim to be the 15th biggest Italian wine exporter