Terre Nere Etna Rosso Guardiola 2018 Bottle size: 750ml

Italy, Sicily
R695
In stock
(Only 20 left)
92
WS
Tasting notes:
‘A harmonious red, round and silky, with delicate floral and spice notes of lilac, pink peppercorn and cinnamon winding through flavors of strawberry preserves and candied pink grapefruit zest. Fresh and focused, this ripples across the palate, with a minerally underpinning and light tannins on the finish. Drink now through 2028.’ – Alison Napjus, Wine Spectator, 92/100

‘Fragrant blue flower, underbrush, wild berry and Mediterranean brush aromas form the nose on this vibrant red, grown on high altitude slopes. The tense, racy palate offers sour cherry, orange zest and star anise alongside taut, fine-grained tannins and an acidic backbone. Drink 2022–2030.’ – Kerin O’Keefe, Wine Enthusiast, 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.’
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Rating WS 92
Producer information 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.'.
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