Cantina Marabino

Cantina Marabino

Sicily, Italy
Cantina Marabino; from the island of sunshine and Italy’s most ancient winemaking region, experience the stunning power and grace of Marabino Wines. Committed, Devoted and Passionate is the success of providing the best quality from vineyard and winery to the glass for enjoyment.

The approach of wine making here is unique, personal and special – every label of Marabino has been inspired by the owners’ most pleasant and vivid memories from childhood, and what they are passionate about – music – and it is this which confers each bottle of Marabino a body and soul, a presence at the table, a presence of Mother Earth. With passion, inspiration, expertise, terroir and meticulous attention to winemaking, Marabino wines hold the guarantee of exceptional quality, and depth.

Official Sponsor of the WGS Awards of Excellence Wine Scholarship 2010 & 2011 and Wine Partner of the World Gourmet Summit 2010 & 2011.

Certified Organic Wines

Insolia 2010/2011 (RV) IGT Sicilia

100% Insolia; certified organic. Straw yellow with greenish hue with smell of white flowers and fruits. On palate, it is full- flavoured, fresh and persistent.
Served at the Miele Guide Gala Dinner 2011 and World Gourmet Summit WRX Brunch 2011

Eureka 2009/2010 (RV)IGT Sicilia

100% Chardonnay; certified organic. Straw yellow in colour. On nose, it has exotic yellow fruits, yellow flowers, and persistent minerality. On palate, it is fresh and soft with a captivating flavour. Pairs well with fish and rabbit.
2 Glasses: Gambero Rosso

Rosa Nera 2009/2010 (RV) DOC Eloro

100% Nero d’Avola; certified organic. Light pink in colour. It has a fruity nose of strawberry and cherry notes, floral aroma. Good freshness, intensity, taste and persistence. Great with pizza.
2 Glasses: Gambero Rosso
Golden Star – Vini Buoni Italy 2011 (2009 vintage)
Served at the Miele Guide Gala Dinner 2011

Rosa Nera
Noto 2009 (RV) DOC Noto
Noto 2009/2010 (RV) DOC Noto (1500ml)

100% Nero d'Avola; certified organic. Deep ruby red in colour. Red fruits, flora and captivating spicy aroma. On palate intense and soft tannin. This wine pairs well with braised pork and char-grilled tuna.
2 Glasses: Gambero Rosso
87 points: Veronelli 2012 (2009 vintage)
Served at the Miele Guide Gala Dinner 2011 and World Gourmet Summit WRX Gala Dinner & Gourmet Brunch 2011

Archimede Riserva 2008 (RV) DOC Eloro Pachino
Archimede Riserva 2008 (RV) DOC Eloro Pachino (3L)

100% Nero d’Avola; certified organic. Deep ruby red with violet hue. On nose, a captivating perfume of ripe red fruits, mineral and spices. Persistent, intense with velvety tannin, this wine is an excellent match with tuna or pork fillet.
2 Glasses: Gambero Rosso (2006, 2007 & 2008 vintages)
89 points: Veronelli 2012
Commended: Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 (2009 vintage)

Moscato della Torre 2010 (RV) DOC Moscato di Noto

100% White Muscat; certified organic. This golden yellow Moscato has a captivating fruity aroma (pear, orange peel, dates). Muscatel flavouring, with hints of honey, dried and candied fruit, intense and aromatic. Pairs well with almond pastry, pistachio, Sicilian walnut and ricotta cheese sweets.
2 Glasses: Gambero Rosso (2006,2007, 2008 & 2009 vintages)
Bronze: Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 (2010 vintage)

Natura Iblea Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (500ml)

Certified organic and D.O.P., cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil. Fruity and intense, with chicory aftertaste and very low acidity level.

Muscadetta 2012 (RV) IGT Sicilia

100% White Moscato. The "muscatedda" is the local name of the first vineyard that you harvest in these areas; "prima vigna muscatedda" comes from the only native white grape variety of the territory of Val di Noto, the Moscato di Noto. An aromatic grape used for the production of natural sweet wines, wine of semi dried grapes and fortified wines, that we wanted to render in a dry version.
Aromatic and fresh with an exciting flavor. Raw fish, shellfish and oysters