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Integer Zibibbo - 2019

Marco De Bartoli

4.0 / 5.0

Italy » Sicilia » IGP Terre Siciliane
white still, dry
1293 UAH, 1090 UAH
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Marco De Bartoli Integer Zibibbo 2019


4.0 / 5.0750 ml@101 Bar

Lovely skin-contact Zibibbo. Light and elegant. IPA, lots of dried herbs, hay, and slightly rotten apricot. Easy-going, well balanced with nice seawater mixed with dried herbs aftertaste.

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4.0 / 5.0750 ml@101 Bar

Zibibbo from Pantelleria by wonderful Marco de Bartoli. Complex, structured and fascinating orange showing dried herbs, tea, peach with sea water. Well balanced, fresh and quite light. Comparing to 2017 it is more complete and focused.

Marco De Bartoli

Marco de Bartoli is a name synonymous with innovation and reverence in Sicilian winemaking, particularly noted for reviving the island's traditional and noble wine, Marsala. Born into a family of esteemed Marsala producers, Marco chose a path less traveled in the late 20th century. He focused on quality and traditional methods at a time when Marsala's reputation was dwindling due to industrial production. His dedication led to the establishment of his winery in the 1970s in the western part of Sicily near the historic town of Marsala.

De Bartoli championed the use of the indigenous Grillo grape, insisting on meticulous vineyard management and reduced yields to produce concentrated, flavorful grapes. His methods included the revival of the solera system and aging in oak barrels, enhancing the complexity and depth of his wines. His commitment wasn't limited to Marsala; he also produced outstanding still wines, notably from the Zibibbo grape in the tiny island of Pantelleria.

The estate, now run by Marco's children, continues his legacy of artisanal production and strict adherence to quality. It's a standard bearer for organic farming in the region, ensuring that each bottle reflects the pure expression of the land and its history.

Marco's influence extends beyond his own vineyards. He is widely credited with inspiring a new generation of Sicilian winemakers dedicated to quality and authenticity. His vision and passion redefined Sicilian wine, establishing a legacy of excellence and innovation that endures in the region's wine industry today. His commitment to tradition, combined with a willingness to innovate, has made Marco de Bartoli's name synonymous with the finest wines of Sicily.