Donnafugata Ben Rye (375ML half-bottle) 2006

Dessert from Sicily, Italy

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Item No. 97806
  • WE95
  • ST94
  • W&S91
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Winemaker's Notes

The wine displays its extraordinary personality and depth initially with its bright amber color. After first, intense notes of apricots and peaches, the wine offers sensations of dried figs, honey, herbs and mineral notes.

Learn About Donnafugata Map ItMap It

In the Italian language, Donnafugata means fleeing woman. The story goes that in the late 19th century the Queen Maria Carolina after her flight from the court of Naples took refuge in the heart of Belice Valley in Sicily. This event inspired the image of the head of a woman, her hair tossed about by the wind and the Estate name. Donnafugata grew out of the commitment of a...

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Learn About Sicily

(SIH-sih-lee) Sicily makes a lot o' wine. From Marsala, the sweet, fortified wine of the region, to up-and-coming Nero d'Avola, this hot and hilly region is diverse. Sicily was at one time more quantity focused than quality, and while it's still producing a great deal of wine, the quality coming out is much better. With poor soil (great for grapes), warm sunshine, little...

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Learn About Other Dessert

Other Dessert Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites: Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected Semillon grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity. Don"t discount Sauternes' neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...

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The color is bright golden with amber glints; to the nose it shows notes of apricot, fig, date, candied citrus ...
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