Etna Rosso di Laura 2016 Tenuta Benedetta, Red wines


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Etna Rosso di Laura 2016 Tenuta Benedetta

Variety: Nerello Mascalese 80% and Nerello Cappuccio 20%.

Pale ruby ​​red with violet hues.

On the nose it is very fascinating for the variety and complexity of the aromas. When the glass is still, the red fruit emerges. By gently stirring the wine in the glass you can also distinguish the flowers with roses and geraniums. Notes of dried mushrooms, undergrowth with shrubs and berries. There are also those aromas that characterize classy vermouths: china in particular. In conclusion, the Taggiasca olives in brine give luster and thickness to the whole profile. Overall, a truly, truly, superior class Etna Rosso.

On the palate it stretches with elegance between hardness and softness. The mosaic of minerality and acidity is complete and rich. Elements that will certainly give him a remarkable aptitude to improve over time. Deep volume that express the softness, for a truly remarkable ability to remain in the mouth. The aromas, which reach the nose following the way of the mouth, are of blackberries and blueberries, and the brackish ones of olives and Mediterranean scrub.

Overall it stands out in the firmament of the Etna, as a star inclined to Elegance. Great expression of Sicilian red wine.

Etna Rosso di Laura 2016 Tenuta Benedetta

Tenuta Benedetta consists of three vineyards: Vigna Laura, Vigna Benedetta and Vigna Mariagrazia.

Vigna Laura is located in the Verzella district in the municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia at an altitude of 650 meters above sea level.

The plants are spread over two different vineyards, and many of them are over a hundred years old. In fact, they were planted between 1910 and 1934.

Varieties: Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio cultivated with Etna sapling with a density of 9,000 plants per hectare.

Soil: volcanic

Harvest carried out manually in October. The yield per hectare is 40 quintals.

Alcoholic fermentation is carried out at a controlled temperature in French oak truncated conical vats.

Refine for over 13 months in second passage 500lt French oak tonneaux.

Additional information

SKU: WIN-71338
Weight 1.5 kg




Prizes and awards

Wine il vino 2016 94 / 100