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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Tenuta delle Terre Nere

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Etna

Grape Variety:

Nerello Mascalese

Etna Rosso, Prephylloxera, 2015

Tasting Note:

A parcel of vines from within Calderara that are over 130 years old. The resultant wine is intense and very concentrated, it has a beautiful shape and delineation but is rather tactiturn at first. Certainly very different to the more opulent Calderara cuvee. Silky and with huge length of flavour yet very tight-wound. Flavours of strawberry, plum, bramble, kirsch with sweet spice and earth notes build with air. A profound Etna, and despite the smooth texture, one that will require time to realise its full potential.

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