Terre Nere, Etna Bianco 750ml 2019Italy, Sicily
'Yellow apple, botanical herb and chamomile aromas waft out of the glass. On the racy, mineral-driven palate, crisp acidity and tangy saline notes accompany Bartlett pear and Meyer lemon before a white almond close.' – Kerin O’Keefe, Wine Enthusiast, 92/100 (Editor’s choice)
‘This lively, light-bodied white does a delicate dance on the palate, with hints of thyme and Meyer lemon pith accenting the dried apricot and salty mineral flavors. Bright and balanced. Drink now through 2024.’ – Alison Napjus, Wine Spectator, 91/100
About Terre Nere:
Marc de Grazia is the owner and founder of Tenuta Delle Terre Nere and considered by many to be the pioneer in putting the region of Etna on the map. He was the driving force behind convincing the Italian wine industry the value of demarcating Contrada within their wine producing areas. Marc is a big fan of this classification system and has integrated the model into his own lineup. It is this kind of thinking and investigating that has made Marc and Terre Nere so successful. According to Robert Parker, ‘Terre Nere’s wines all possessed unbelievable freshness and complexity as well as huge perfumes that suggested Pinot Noir…These wines are astonishingly complex and ethereal efforts from the hillsides of Mt. Etna in Sicily.’
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