Introducing the 2016 Alta Mora Feudo di Mezzo Etna Rosso, a captivating red wine from the enchanting region of Sicily, Italy. Crafted with the finest Nerello Mascalese grapes, this vintage is a testament to the artistry of Alta Mora, a renowned producer in the Etna sub-region.
As you pour this wine into your glass, its deep red color catches the light, revealing the richness and intensity that await your senses. The nose is greeted with a complex bouquet, a symphony of smoke, bramble, and savory herbs, intertwined with alluring notes of cloves and dried flowers. It is a sensory journey, inviting you to delve deeper into its layers of aromas.
On the palate, the 2016 Alta Mora Feudo di Mezzo Etna Rosso showcases its elegance and finesse. Medium-bodied, it glides gracefully, caressing the taste buds with its velvety texture and ultra-fine tannins. The wine reveals delicate nuances of red tea, adding a touch of sophistication to its profile. Its firm structure and lightly austere character create a mouthwatering finish that leaves a lasting impression.
Acclaimed wine critic James Suckling awarded this vintage an impressive 93 points, praising its complexity and elegant nature. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also recognized its unsuspecting power and intensity, bestowing it with an outstanding score of 95 points. The wine captivates with its ripe cherry, cassis, blue flower, and rusty nail aromas, showcasing its sanguine and mineral side.
Elegant and savory, the 2016 Alta Mora Feudo di Mezzo Etna Rosso enchants with its wild berry, blue flower, underbrush, and dark spice aromas. Wine Enthusiast commends its radiant palate and great energy, while Wine Spectator highlights its brambly herb accent, light- to medium-bodied structure, and lingering tarry smoke and spice finish.
With an alcohol percentage of 13.5%, this red wine is perfectly balanced, and its bright acidity ensures a harmonious experience. Enjoy it now or cellar it for further development. Pair it with slices of caciocavallo cheese for a tasting party that will be a huge success.
Indulge in the allure of Sicily with the 2016 Alta Mora Feudo di Mezzo Etna Rosso, a wine that embodies the spirit of this captivating region.