I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2002 – Sicilia

I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2002 – Sicilia

The wine shows a moderate garnet colour. The nose is smoky, opening up with nuances of dried cherries, dried cranberries, figs, prunes, a touch of pomegranate and rosehip. Very complex and multi-layered. The palate is fresh and minty, almost saline, offering a pleasant umami sapidity. Despite the age there is still a lot of freshness,…

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I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2006 – Sicilia

I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2006 – Sicilia

The wine shows a pale ruby colour with a garnet rim. The nose reveals savoury notes of black olives, soya sauce and beef jus, nuances of prunes, figs and baked cherries. The palate is elegant and vertical, uplifted by crunchy, juicy acidity, balancing the bold, meaty tannins. A lot of balsamic sapidity on the palate….

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I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2011 – Sicilia

I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2011 – Sicilia

The wine shows a deep ruby colour. The nose is intense, slightly meaty and animalistic, revealing notes of mint, a touch of green pepper, nuances of Mediterranean herbs and sage. The palate is compact and linear, supported by crisp, crunchy acidity, grippy, assertive tannins, very tight structure. There is a lot of stony, earthy minerality,…

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I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2014 – Sicilia

I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2014 – Sicilia

The wine shows a pale ruby colour. The nose is heady and concentrated, with soaring notes of Mediterranean herbs, peonies, rosehip, barberry, red and black cherries. The palate offers powerful concentration, bold, fine-grained, slightly drying tannins, high complexity. The wine is muscular and heady, balanced by refreshing acidity and bright fruitiness, complemented by nuances of…

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I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2016 – Sicilia

I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2016 – Sicilia

The wine shows a pale ruby colour. The nose initially is very aromatic, dominated by notes of dried herbs, complicated by nuances of red cherries, cherry compote, a touch of peony, tar and iron. The palate is focused and precise, revealing crunchy acidity, bold and powerful structure, muscular, slightly drying, assertive tannins. Notes of orange…

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I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2020 – Sicilia

I Vigneri Vinupetra Etna Rosso 2020 – Sicilia

The wine shows a pale ruby colour. The nose is perfumed, floral, revealing notes of sour cherries, red forest berries, a touch of dark minerality, nuances of dried Mediterranean herbs. The palate offers elevated, juicy acidity, well-balanced alcohol and plush, silky tannins. The wine is packed with balsamic notes, hints of pine needles, an irony…

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Zisola – Merlot 2019 – Sicilia IGT

Zisola – Merlot 2019 – Sicilia IGT

The nose is fruity and spicy. There are notes of ripe raspberries, violets and, to a lesser extent, ripe wild berries, combined with hints of terroir, minerality and fine spices. The palate is fruity and offers suavity, juiciness, minerality, acidity, gourmandize, generosity and a flattering touch of Merlot, especially on the mid-palate. On the palate,…

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Zisola – Doppiozeta 2018 – Noto Rosso DOC

Zisola – Doppiozeta 2018 – Noto Rosso DOC

The nose is elegant, racy, focused and offers a certain finesse in its generosity and fruitiness. There are notes of pulpy blackberry, violet small notes of ripe/crushed red berries, with fine hints of blueberry, sweet spices as well as a subtle almost fig-like hint and a very discreet vanilla. The palate is fruity, balanced, precise…

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Zisola 2020 – Sicilia Noto Rosso DOC

Zisola 2020 – Sicilia Noto Rosso DOC

The nose is fruity and offers fine racy power (which carries on), precision and fine concentration/depth. There are notes of crushed strawberry, pulpy cherry small notes of morello cherry combined with hints of full-bodied violet plum and fine hints of star anise as well as very discreet floral hints and a subtle hint of light…

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Planeta – Santa Cecilia 2018 – Noto DOC

Planeta – Santa Cecilia 2018 – Noto DOC

The nose is spicy and offers a certain power and intensity as well as a fine spiciness. There are notes of blackberry, violet and slightly nutmeg combined with hints of mocha, cardamom and fine black olive and a very discreet almost balsamic edge. The palate is fruity and balanced, revealing minerality, juiciness, a little tension…

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