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Tracotanza, Etnella 2016

 
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Type: Red
Producer: Montecarrubo
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2016
Alcohol: 13%

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Tasting Notes

Pale ruby, It needs sometime in the glass for the wine to properly open up, the seaweed and umami smells soon disappear and get a cleaner style, bright red berries, cherry, hawthorn berries, with fresh violet and hibiscus. Tracontaza is a naked Nerello Mascalese, fermented and aged in stainless steel tank. Nerello Mascalese as some similarities to Nebbiolo and Sangiovese, light in colour and tannic structure with intense acidity, but has a distinctive musky aroma and flower profile quite


Press Note:

“Great things are done when men and mountains meet,” penned William Blake. Maybe he’s been to Etna and met David Bentivegna, the winemaker at one of Sicily’s most exciting wineries Etnella. Quitting his managerial job at German manufacturing giant Siemens he headed for the hills with a mission to make wines that touch the soul. The Buyer by Chris Wilson Il Collettivo 2019

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