Ciro Biondi Etna Rosso 'Outis' 2019

Ciro Biondi Etna Rosso 'Outis' 2019

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Ciro Biondi (practicing organic)

Italy / Sicily / Etna Rosso DOC

Red of Nerello Mascalese

"Biondi’s Outis Rosso is made of Nerello Mascalese, with the permitted addition of up to 20% Nerello Cappuccio, of which Ciro Biondi takes full advantage. This is the most elegant wine I have tasted from Sicily, and one of the best; it shows an almost Burgundian combination of finesse and substance, leaving a wonderful lingering impression on the palate. The wine shows no overt oak, only excellent, clean and balanced winemaking. A light-medium red Pinot-like color in the glass. Shows aromas of red and black fruits, with balsamic hints. Medium weight on the palate but very flavorful, with a long on the finish and excellent balance. This wine has far more weight and complexity than you'd expect from the relatively pale color (as is true of Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo, of course)." -Oliver McCrum

Oliver McCrum

Photo Credit: Ciro Biondi