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Etna Rosso ‘Pettinociarelle’, Famiglia Statella

90% Nerello Mascalese, 10% Nerello Cappuccio grown in volcanic soils at 765 meters in altitude.  Fermentation/maceration lasts 10-15 days.  The wine ages in 2nd & 3rd use French oak tonneau for 10 months before bottling. 400 cases produced.

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Sicily
Appellation:
Etna Rosso
Variety:
Nerello Mascalese
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic
UPC:
8052049410007

Press & Reviews

Vinous Media

Score:
93
Date:
2017-09-14
Review:
Bright red-ruby. Very aromatic nose of sweet spices and riper red cherry, with flashes of raspberry liqueur and strawberry jam thrown in for good measure. Enters round, luscious and with outstanding inner-mouth perfume, then risingly tannic on the classically dry, mouthcoating finish. Improves markedly in the glass, showcasing a combination of minerals and of red fruit cocktail. Aged roughly ten months in used oak tonneaux, this ought to age well. From a fifteen year old vineyard of roughly 90% Nerello Mascalese and 10% Nerello Cappuccio in the Solicchiata area. Only 5,000 bottles made; outstanding first time wine from Calogero Statella, technical director at Tenuta delle Terre Nere. A star is born.