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2007 Calabretta Nerello Mascalese Vigne VecchieBlend from Italy

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Hailing from Mt Etna, where ashy, volcanic soils ascribe themselves to the wines, this wine demonstrates lively and energetic flavors. Made of Nerello Mascalese and a splash of...

  • 90 Ian Dagata - Vinous Media
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About

90

Deep red-ruby. Underbrush, tar and licorice dominate the red fruit aromas and flavors. A hint of shoepolish emerges on the long tactile and slightly warm finish. This big wine has plenty of personality but I would have liked a little more grace. (15% alcohol)

Product Description:

Hailing from Mt Etna, where ashy, volcanic soils ascribe themselves to the wines, this wine demonstrates lively and energetic flavors. Made of Nerello Mascalese and a splash of Nerello Capuccio, you will find rusty cherries, red berries, and a wine ready to pair with rustic olive pizza

Product Detail

Item # 101783
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Sub-Region Sicilia IGT
Ratings

90 - Ian Dagata - Vinous Media

Vintage 2007
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste red cherry, raspberry, licorice, tobacco, sweet spice and mineral
Nose red cherry, raspberry, licorice, tobacco, sweet spice and mineral