Marisico Vineyard, Marlborough - The King's Series
Because we love the name and story.... In the 12th and 13th Century they inhabited Lundy Island off the southwest coast of England. The King's Series wines were created to celebrate the scandalous stories of these ancestors. King Henry the First is said to have fathered some 35 illegitimate children, one of whom was William di Marisco. Many assume this is the reason that the de Marisco family had ties to the Royal Court thereafter - all as a direct result of The King's Deisre.