Firriato Etna Rosso 2008, Doc

Other Red Other Red
Sicily, Italy

$16.95 (219592)

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89 pts
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April 30, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The 2008 Etna Rosso is a wonderful introduction to the wines of the Etna. This Nerello Mascalese-Nerello Cappuccio...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is made from native nerello mascalese and nerello cappuccio grapes grown on the slopes of volcanic Mt. Etna. It...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a modern style Etna red, though the volcanic minerality of the volcano can scarcely be suppressed. Fruit is...

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Community Reviews (4)

John Iacono
John Iacono

Another good pasta wine

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Bob Penney
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iveyman
iveyman

Soft, with a touch of mint, fruit, and spice, makes this an enjoyable wine. It is a nice wine but I would not rate it 90 points (Antonio Galloni).

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Tim Reed Manessy
Tim Reed Manessy

Spicy ripe berry and strawberry jam with some pleasing minerality and a hint of fireplace ash. Grippy, ripe tannins and great balance make for a very enjoyable sip. Lacking rustic character and a little shy on the volcanic side make it less identifiable as an Etna, but still delicious.

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