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Graci Etna Rosso Arcuria 2018 750ml

size
750ml
country
Italy
region
Sicily
appellation
Etna
WE
97
JS
93
Additional vintages
2019 2018 2017 2016
WE
97
Rated 97 by Wine Enthusiast
Radiant and fragrant, this beautiful wine opens with mesmerizing aromas of rose petal, perfumed berries, Mediterranean scrub and graphite. All about energy and finesse, the delicious, focused palate features raspberry compote, blood orange, star anise and tangy mineral. Polished tannins provide lithe, elegant support while bright acidity keeps it well-balanced. Drink through 2028. (Editor's Choice) ... More details
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Graci Etna Rosso Arcuria 2018 750ml

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Region: Sicily

There are few wine regions in the world with such an ideal terroir and climate for viticulture as that found on Sicily. This Italian island has been an important center for wine production for several thousand years, with experts claiming that the ancient Greeks were the first to bring wine-making techniques to the island. The almost year-round sunshine and rich, fertile volcanic soil of Sicily makes the vintner's jobs very easy, and grapevines thrive and flourish more or less everywhere on the island. Sicily is widely renowned for its excellent sweet dessert wines, and for fortified wines such as Marsala, yet the popularity of their dry red and white produce is ever rising, thanks to their drinkability and fantastic fruit flavors which really manage to put across the sunny, almost tropical nature of the island they are grown on.
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Country: Italy

It isn't difficult to understand why Italy is famed not just for the quality of its wines, but also for the vast variety and range of characteristics found in the wines there. The terrain of the country varies wildly, from the lush rolling green hills and valley of Tuscany, to the sun drenched rocky coasts of Sicily, the mountainous and alpine regions of the north, and the marshy lowlands of the east. Italy really does have a little bit of everything. Combine this huge range of landscapes with an almost perfect climate for grape cultivation, and you have a country seemingly designed for viticultural excellence. The results speak for themselves, and it is clear to see that wine has become an inseparable part of Italian culture as a result of its abundance and brilliance. Each village, city and region has a local wine perfectly matched with the cuisine of the area, and not an evening passes without the vast majority of Italian families raising a glass of locally sourced wine with pride and pleasure.