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Terre Nere, Etna Rosso 750ml 2018

Italy, Sicily
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TerreNere_EtnaRosso_750ml_2018
R335

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A brilliant introductory wine to the Terre Nere range. 95% Nerello Mascalese and 5% Nerello Cappuccio.

Tasting notes:
'Even young it is a distinguished wine. Fresh, fragrant, beautifully slender and with a fine grip, it has a natural polish, a stage presence, as it were. And, in aging, as its weave gathers into rich complexity, it is a wine for gentlemen. It is an aristocratically liberal wine: enjoy it with whatever food you wish, as long as its properly cooked.' – Winemaker

Tasting notes on the 2017 vintage:
'From Nerello Mascalese and Cappuccio bush vines on the volcanic north-facing slopes of Etna. Fragrant and refined, the palate supports red and black fruits with a textural embrace. The acidity is deftly balanced, finishing with dark chocolate, coffee and spices. Brilliant value.' – Decanter, 92/100

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.’
More Information
Producer Terre Nere
Region Sicily
Country Italy
Variety Blend
Drink to Drink or cellar
Style Red
Bottle Size 750ml
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