Tenuta Delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso, Sicily Italy 2018

Tenuta Delle Terre Nere Etna Rosso, Sicily Italy 2018

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91 RP  Note:  This is 2017 review -NOT the 2018 we are selling


2018 - 2028

The 2017 Etna Rosso is a beautiful wine that manages to effectively communicate both the elegance and the power of this stellar appellation in Sicily. There is also a straightforward or straight-shooting aspect to the wine that adds to its focus and the sharpness of its aromatic delivery. Bright acidity and fine tannins add to that linearity and simplicity. This is 95% Nerello Mascalese with 5% Nerello Cappuccio. The wine is fermented in large oak casks, and it ages in large oak containers for up to 18 months. Some 120,000 bottles were made.

Marco de Grazia and the formidable winemaking team at Tenuta delle Terre Nere have just completed the construction of a 270-square-meter barrel room. This new space will allow for more accuracy and temperature control during the aging process of their wines. The estate also planted new vines of Nerello Mascalese and Carricante in the Contrade Calderara and San Lorenzo.