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2016 Alta Mora Italy (Other Regional Reds) "Etna Rosso"

Alta Mora 2016 Etna Rosso

Winery: Alta Mora

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Etna Rosso"

Wine Category: Italy (Other Regional Reds)

Grape blend: 100% Nerello Mascalese

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sicily

State or country: Italy

Price: $30

Cases produced: 3,350

KWG Score: 92.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: March 3, 2020

Wine Review: This very light red colored Nerello Mascalese from Sicily opens with a Jolly Rancher cherry bouquet with hints of old wood. On the palate, this wine is light to medium bodied, balanced and very approachable. The flavor profile is a tasty mild cherry and oak blend with notes of mild red plum, crushed stone and hints of black tea. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins linger and last for a while. This wine would pair well with pan-seared veal medallions with a mushroom sauce. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Ruby Red
Aroma: Spicy pepper aromas with black currant and hints of mountain herbs.
Taste: Vibrant and intense with well-integrated tannins.

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