Girolamo Russo

'a Rina Etna Rosso Nerello Mascalese - Nerello Cappuccio

9.087 ratings
9.126 pro ratings
Etna, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio
Top Notes For
Sebastian Slotte

Clear deep purple color. Light aroma of cherries. Flavours of banana peel! Ripe fruit jamminess which last for long length on the finish. Blinis with vendace roe and smetana increased the body and...

Clear deep purple color. Light aroma of cherries. Flavours of banana peel! Ripe fruit jamminess which last for long length on the finish. Blinis with vendace roe and smetana increased the body and...

2 people found it helpfulFeb 6th, 2015
Stephanie Losee

Love this affordable chewy tobacco thing

Love this affordable chewy tobacco thing

Dec 12th, 2015
Christopher Losa

Owner/Wine Director Bar Bambino

8.6

Nicely structured, but I longed for the purity of the fruit to not be overwhelmed by oaky vanillin.

Nicely structured, but I longed for the purity of the fruit to not be overwhelmed by oaky vanillin.

May 30th, 2015
Mark Fornatale

Purity!

Purity!

Mar 31st, 2015
Christopher Olin

So crunchy

So crunchy

Dec 7th, 2014
Michael Housewright

Writer/Photographer Wine Enthusiast Magazine

9.4

Perhaps the best wine dollar for dollar I have had this year. Oliver McCrum is a damned genius.

Perhaps the best wine dollar for dollar I have had this year. Oliver McCrum is a damned genius.

Nov 23rd, 2014
John Riddick

Lighter style of Nerello. Gamay on steroids with a fantastically long finish. Tannins held in check, fruit explodes and minerality pleasant!

Lighter style of Nerello. Gamay on steroids with a fantastically long finish. Tannins held in check, fruit explodes and minerality pleasant!

Nov 20th, 2014
Gabrielle Micheletti

2012 could definitely still benefit from some time, but even without enough the profile reminds of plum tobacco, red currant and wild rovi, volcanic ash, and a little sweet lava heat of alcohol.

2012 could definitely still benefit from some time, but even without enough the profile reminds of plum tobacco, red currant and wild rovi, volcanic ash, and a little sweet lava heat of alcohol.

Nov 16th, 2014
Jennifer Reichardt

After dinner

After dinner

Oct 3rd, 2014
April Schlanger

Earthy and rich with vibrant cherry notes. A beautiful blend of nerello, mascalese, nerello cappuccio.

Earthy and rich with vibrant cherry notes. A beautiful blend of nerello, mascalese, nerello cappuccio.

Sep 8th, 2014