2017 Masseria del Pino I Nove Fratelli Etna Rosso

Sicily, Italy

Smooth, smoky Etna Rosso from the tiny old vine plots of Masseria del Pino. Be quick.



About the Wine

Etna Rosso at its peak desirability. Red cherries and raspberry aromatics, crunchy acid lines, and a smoky savoury feel.

Wild yeast ferment, old oak barrel maturation for 15 months, and extremely minimal sulphur.

About Masseria del Pino

Sicily. and the slopes of Etna in particular is in a big vineyard expansion phase, with lots of new developments and major company investment. Amid this growth, the 120 year old pre-phylloxera vineyards of Masseria del Pino are a beacon of old Etna.

Founded in 2005 by Cesare Fulvio and Federica Turillo, a former airline pilot and archery instructor, Masseria del Pino focuses on site-specific cuvées produced from organic and biodynamically farmed fruit. The duo’s two hectares of terraced vines are located at soaring elevations of 800 meters and are rooted into volcanic soils.

Additional Info

Blend : Nerello Mascalese (90%), Nerello Cappuccio (10%)
ABV : 14
Closure : Cork
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

Fabulous Etna Rosso. Dark cherry, ripe raspberry, smoky spices, liquorice, dried herb and honey/floral perfume. It’s deep and resonant, fresh and mineral, firm shale-like tannin, cool acidity and cranberry juiciness, all the perfume and pulls out the throttle on the finish. Almond biscotti in the aftertaste. Outstanding. - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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