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Tasca d'Almerita
Winery Wines Files 13

2019 Etna DOC Rosso "Contrada Rampante", Sicily, Italy

Almondy-nutty and a hint of tobacco aroma of red and also a little black berries with a little tomato paste, pepper, herbs and tar. Taut, tangy, youthful, surprisingly cool fruit, present, yet very fine tannin and animating acidity, persistent, certain depth, lots of salt, a hint of citrus zest, Mediterranean herbs and also a little pepper, has tension and precision, a hint of Ǵew spice bread crust in the background, very good, tangy, tight finish with noble, tart spice.

Best to drink: Bis 2027+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 14 April, 2023
Price: 39.00 € find+buy
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large oak barrel
Registration number: 272649
wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 6 July, 2022
Best to drink: 2023-2028+.
Editor note: Inviting, slightly floral aroma of ripe predominantly red berries with smoky and tobacco nuances and a hint of sage. Clear, polished and juicy, surprisingly cool, very fresh fruit, animating acidity and youthful, fine tannins, smoky nuances on the palate, somewhat nutty, tones reminiscent of bread spices, a hint of coffee in the background, salty minerality and hints of tar, juniper hints, very good, taut, fresh-juicy and again a little smoky finish with bite. First class.

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