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Bonaccorsi Etna Rosso Val Cerasa 2014 750ml

Etna Rosso "Valcerasa" is a full-bodied red wine, dynamic and expressive, aged for 4 years, of which 1 in barrique. The nose is spicy and...
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Centonze Nero D'avola 2014 750ml

Rated 91 - Medium red. Slightly reduced aromas at first, then opens with aeration to showcase aromatic strawberry and flinty mineral nuances....
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Donnafugata Contessa Entellina Mille E Una Notte 2014 750ml

Rated 93 - There’s a savoriness to this that springs immediately from the glass in the form of bark and underbrush. Then dark cherries,...
93JS
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Planeta Cometa Sicilia Igt 2014 750ml

Rated 94 - The wet and soggy 2014 vintage was a washout in much of mainland Italy. Not in Sicily. It represents one of the best growing seasons in...
94WA
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Planeta Nerello Mascalese Eruzione 1614 2014 750ml

Rated 93 - A red with a full body, velvety tannins and lots of fruit and character. Chewy texture. Drink or hold.
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Portelli Cerasuolo Di Vittoria 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Alessandro Portelli is the fifth generation to grow grapes and make wine at this estate in Sicily’s southeastern corner. Working with...
90W&S
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Tasca D'almerita Tascante Nerello Mascalese 2014 750ml

Rated 93 - Tascante’s 2014 Sicilia Nerello Mascalese Il Tascante offers two distinct sides. On the one hand, it shows a lighthearted and delicate...
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2014 Italy Sicily

There are few countries in the world with a viticultural history as long or as illustrious as that claimed by Italy. Grapes were first being grown and cultivated on Italian soil several thousand years ago by the Greeks and the Pheonicians, who named Italy 'Oenotria' – the land of wines – so impressed were they with the climate and the suitability of the soil for wine production. Of course, it was the rise of the Roman Empire which had the most lasting influence on wine production in Italy, and their influence can still be felt today, as much of the riches of the empire came about through their enthusiasm for producing wines and exporting it to neighbouring countries. Since those times, a vast amount of Italian land has remained primarily for vine cultivation, and thousands of wineries can be found throughout the entire length and breadth of this beautiful country, drenched in Mediterranean sunshine and benefiting from the excellent fertile soils found there. Italy remains very much a 'land of wines', and one could not imagine this country, its landscape and culture, without it.

The beautiful island of Sicily has been growing grapevines and producing wines for thousands of years, ever since the ancient Greeks first landed on its golden shores and noticed the island's true potential as a haven for quality grapes. Today, the island is one of Italy's primary wine regions, and even though over eighty percent of Sicily's grapevines are used for the production of sweet fortified wines, the remaining wineries making other wine styles are renowned around the world for their quality and character. Indeed, Sicilian wineries are famed for their ability to capture something of the sun-drenched region in their wines, and the vines they cultivate benefit enormously from the almost constant sunshine and the incredibly fertile volcanic soils which typify the island.