2016 Graci Etna Rosso

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The 2016 Graci Etna Rosso ($38.24) is a red wine from Etna produced by Graci with a blend based on nerello mascalese of 2016 and has an alcohol content of 14%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users.

Technical sheet · Graci Etna Rosso

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2017, 2015, 2014 and 2012
Appellation:Etna (Sicily,Italy)
Winery: Graci
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Nerello Mascalese (100%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%

Description · Graci

2016 Graci Etna Rosso (Nerello Mascalese)

TASTING NOTES Graci Etna Rosso 2016:

  • View: bright ruby ​​red.
  • Nose: floral aromas, red berries and herbal notes.
  • Mouth: harmonious palate, balanced, pleasant fruity aromas, soft tannins, lively freshness and mineral aromas.

APPELLATION: Etna.

BODEGA: Graci

GRAPES: Nerello Mascalese.

WINE PAIRING: pasta, red meats and cheeses.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14%

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Vini PerBacco

Posted on at 14.37

4/5

Graci Etna Rosso 2016

Specifications for Etna Rosso DOC Graci are:
Type: red wine
Grapes: 100% nerello mascalese
Manufacturer: Graci
Contents: 75.0 cl
Name: Etna Rosso DOC
Region: Sicily
Production area: North East slope of Etna, Passopisciaro, Castiglione di Sicilia (Catania)
Soil characteristics: sandy, volcanic
Alcohol content: 14.0% vol.
Yield: 50 q / ha
Serving temperature: 16-18 º C
Harvest: Harvest and manual selection of grapes in the second half of October
Vinification: without the use of yeasts in cement tanks, maceration on the skins for 30 days
Aging: 18 months in cement tanks with spontaneous malolactic fermentation, followed by 2 months of aging in bottle before release

Etna Sicily means, and in this case we are on the North East side of the volcano, including Passopisciaro and Castiglione di Sicilia in the province of Catania: here the soil is sandy, of volcanic origin, and is used for the production of Etna Rosso DOC Graci. This is an exceptional red wine, which contains all the old territoriality of the island and the most sincere art winemaking tradition: the Graci cellars are well aware, since they operate in the name of the manual from the selection of grapes and the harvest in the second half of October, when the weather is still recovering AFA summer but milder and more sensitive to temperature variations between day and night. The vinification of this Etna DOC Graci is in red and without the use of yeasts, takes place in concrete tanks with natural evolution in a malolactic fermentation. The end result, after aging in the bottle lasts about two months, is an intense and brilliant ruby ​​red colored wine, with incredible organoleptic properties: the nose it is immediately revealed and bursting with a delicate bouquet of pink, followed by a fan very hot pomegranate and red fruits; tasting is enveloping and mineral, harmonious taste and extremely balanced, persistent and with a final thin slightly herbaceous. It can be a tasting session or the perfect accompaniment to appetizers and main meals, both formal and elegant convivial: Etna Rosso Graci goes very well with the culinary heritage of the Sicily, fried as important, the first full-bodied also based fish, meats and cheeses that is veined goat or mature seeds, red meat in particular whether stewed, roasted or grilled. For the service of this red wine Etna DOC, they recommend an average aperture cup that allows the perception of the whole aromaticity soon as it is closer to the nose, and the temperature of about 18 ° C maintained throughout the duration of the service. Buy this Sicilian red wine DOC is definitely is an investment to be kept in the cellar for a special occasion, it is the right choice to be presented if you are a guest.

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Blanco & Gomez  Wine Merchants INT

Posted on at 10.19

4 /5

Graci Etna Rosso 2016

This Etna Rosso is characterized by a ruby red color. The nose opens with intriguing floral scents of rose and oleander, enriched with pleasant aromas of pomegranate and thyme. The palate is balanced and harmonious, with pleasantly fruity veins and a slightly chinatoe finish.
VINO75

Posted on at 02.32

4 /5

Graci Etna Rosso 2016

Etna Rosso di Graci born in vineyards located on the northern slopes of the imposing Mount Etna volcano. And 'it produced exclusively from grapes Nerello Mascalese. The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. The wine matures in the same containers for 12 months before being bottled. This Etna Rosso is characterized by a ruby ​​red color. The nose opens with intriguing pink floral and oleander, enriched by pleasant aromas of pomegranate and thyme. The palate is balanced and harmonious, with pleasantly fruity veins and a final slightly bowed. Perfect to accompany pasta dishes and stews, it is ideal in combination with fresh cheese.
Passione Vino

Posted on at 11.35

4 /5

Graci Etna Rosso 2016

Grapes: 100% Nerello Mascalese
Name: Etna d. or. c.
Contents: 0, 75 l
without temperature control in oak vats
conical, maceration on the skins for 12/15 days. Aging 12 months in large oak vats with spontaneous conduct
malolactic fermentation.
2 months in bottle before being put on the market.

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Reviews about Graci Etna Rosso 2014

Edward Harris
Edward Harris

4/5

Bright cherry colour, high layer. In my opinion, the most noticeable smell is raspberry. Very light and complex.
I took this Etna during a brunch.
Nice chat with friends.

Reviews about Graci Etna Rosso 2012

Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter

4/5

Dominating scent of red currant. I felt it alive and fresh.
The truth is that I had expected more.

Reviews about Graci Etna Rosso 2017

Passione Vino
Passione Vino

4/5

Grapes: 100% Nerello Mascalese
Name: Etna d. or. c.
Contents: 0, 75 l
without temperature control in oak vats
conical, maceration on the skins for 12/15 days. Aging 12 months in large oak vats with spontaneous conduct
malolactic fermentation.
2 months in bottle before being put on the market.