2017 Contrada Rampante Etna Rosso

Pietradolce, Sicily, Italy

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Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£30.68

Case of 6 £184.08

Tasting Notes

Just mid crimson. Perfumed morello cherry and really tightly wound. Slow release of ripe raspberry and cherry fruit with a Nebbiolo-like, long tannic charge on the finish.
17+/20, Walter Speller MW, jancisrobinson.com

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Pietradolce

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Sicily, Italy

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TASTING NOTES

The 2019 Etna Rosso blossoms with pretty rose notes, wild herbs and strawberries. It’s soft and enveloping, balancing a pleasant inner sweetness with energizing acidity and tart wild berries. A gentle layer of tannin adds lovely grip, as this finishes long with notes of licorice and blueberry skins. The 2019 is a harmonious beauty that has me seriously looking forward...

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2019 Etna Rosso, Pietradolce

Bottle 75cl £20.28

TASTING NOTES

Enticing aromas of flowers, cherries and plums follow through to a medium to full body, ripe, juicy fruit and a chewy, fresh finish. Lovely creamy texture.93 points, James Suckling

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100% Carricante from century-old pre-phylloxera vines, 850m above sea level on the Eastern slopes of Mt Etna. Aromas of fresh pear, lemon rind, and peach purée. Long, mineral finish with notes of fresh ginger and plenty of zip.

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TASTING NOTES

Pale crimson. Deep cherry fruit nose with a hint of oak. On the palate it combines lightness of touch of raspberry and cherry fruit and a charge of dark, spicy tannins. Embryonic and in need of further ageing.17+/20, Walter Speller MW, jancisrobinson.com

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