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Etna Rosso, Terre Nere

Etna Rosso, Terre Nere

“One of the most consistent and affordable reds coming out of Italy.”–Eric Guido, Vinous

  • 95% Nerello mascalese, 5% Nerello cappuccio
  • Volcanic soil
  • Northern slope of Mount Etna, from 600 up to 900 meters a.s.l.
  • 5 to 50-year-old vines
  • Temperature controlled fermentation (25-28° C) with spontaneous malolactic fermentation
  • Aged in large French oak barrels (10-30 hl) for 16 months of wood aging, plus one month in steel
  • Bottled unfiltered
  • Annual production on average 11,000 cases
Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
Italy
Region:
Sicily
Appellation:
Etna Rosso
Variety:
Nerello Mascalese
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic

Press & Reviews

James Suckling

Score:
94
Date:
2021-01-14
Review:
The purity of fruit is so impressive here with black cherry and dried strawberry to the ash and black-tea undertones. It’s medium to full body with firm, tight tannins and a crisp finish. Floral and some citrus-zest highlights to this. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold.

Wine & Spirits

Score:
92
Date:
2021-06-01