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2011 Passopisciaro Franchetti Etna

Retail: $199.99

$107.99

per bottle

Rating
94 Pts Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
14.0%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2011

Varietal(s)
Cesanese, Petit Verdot


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

blueberry, tobacco, leather, dark fruit, earth, mushroom, blackberry, lead, cedar and molasses

Nose

blueberry, tobacco, leather, dark fruit, earth, mushroom, mocha and vanilla

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Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:

"You might never peg the 2011 Franchetti as a wine made on Etna. But if you are familiar with Andrea Franchetti’s work, there is no mistaking his signature winemaking style. A blend of 50% Petit Verdot and 50% Cesanese d’Affile (a grape found mostly in the Lazio region), this beast of a wine packs a powerful punch. The concentration and ripeness of flavors are extreme and the wine is soft and jammy down to the last delicious drop. Its over-the-top, but in an irresistible way. Syrupy blackberry and prune fold into leather and exotic spice. The fleshy mouthfeel sports noticeable residual sugar. Drink 2016-2026."

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