2013 Tenuta di Aglaea "Thalìa" Etna Rosso

SKU #1253843 Jancis Robinson

 Nerello Mascalese. Mid garnet with a brick rim. Exuberant red fruit and herbal nose – so inviting. Bags of fruit sweetness on the palate balanced by fine dry tannins and great acidity. Elegant, dry and long. 17/20 points (JH)  (11/2015)

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 Aromas recall oak, espresso, coconut, dill and dried herb. The dominant oak sensations carry through to the palate, including vanilla, coffee and a confectionary note alongside raw, red berry. Tightly knit and aggressive wood tannins provide the framework. (KO)  (4/2015)

K&L Notes

Tenuta di Aglaea cultivates the indigenous and mysterious Nerello grape on the cool volcanic terraces of Sicily's Mount Etna. Perfumed with minerally aromas, the wine is marked by a firm body and a freshness of fruit tones with gentle tannins. It is a wine of subtlety and will reward several years of cellaring. Try it with antipasti, pasta, vegetable dishes, and lighter meats like pork, veal, and poultry. 100% Nerello Mascalese.

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