2019 Planeta Etna Rosso Sicily

$32.95

A good rule of thumb for anyone who appreciates an interesting red – when you see Planeta, buy it. The family has been involved in Sicilian agriculture for five centuries and seventeen generations – to say they understand the value of their terroir would be an understatement. Etna is a smoky and intense wine with brilliantly expressive fruit and complex aromatic elements that elevate this champion of drinkability to heights that will reset your bar for a weeknight red.

Varietal:
Other Red
Vintage:
2019
Aging:
6-8 months
Oak Treatment:
Wooden and Stainless Steel Vats
Appellation:
Sicily
Sub-Appellation:
Etna
Total Varietal Composition %:
100% Nerello Mascalese
Alcohol %:
14.0%
SKU #:
1049315
Size:
750 ml Bottle
JS94

James Suckling

Very smoky and intense with cherries, berries and some orange peel and ash. It’s full-bodied, but not overbearing, with lovely fruit and citrus character at the finish. Drinkable now, but better in a year or two.