Summer in a bottle – Food&Wine Magazine

Food&Wine Magazine, Giugno 2017

Alta Mora Etna Bianco tra i 10 Super-Refreshing Island Wines.

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Alta Mora featured on Madame Figaro Japan

胸騒ぎの、シチリアワイン。 #02

地中海世界の真ん中に位置するシチリアは、多様なテロワールが生み出す魅力的なワインの宝庫! そんなシチリアワインの魅力を3回にわたってお届けします。第2回では、シチリア島の東部、活火山エトナ山の山中に位置するワイナリー、クズマーノを紹介。

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The Wine Kingdon – Japan

Maggio 2017, n° 098

80 vini scelti da Isao Miyajima

The Wine Kingdom – Japan

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Snuggle Up with a Bottle of Red: Five Fabulous Wines for Fall

November 13, 2016

Alta Mora Etna Rosso 2014

If you’re looking for a great icebreaker, heat things up with wine produced from grapes grown on the steep slopes of an active volcano. Mt. Etna is Europe’s largest active volcano and Alta Mora (tall & black) is produced from indigenous Nerello Mascalese grapes grown at high altitudes in its black volcanic soil. The wine is surprisingly light-bodied with vibrant acidity and reminiscent of Pinot Noir. Pleasant cherry, cranberry, herbal, and mineral flavors make for a lovely drinking experience.

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Wine recommendation to pair with the thanksgiving meal

November 8, 2016

Winethropology, review of Alta Mora Etna Rosso 2014

A while back a fellow wine writer declared that Nerello Mascalese is one of the planet’s most overlooked great varieties. Indigenous to Sicily, it is at times compared to Barolo and Burgundy. This example, from vineyards at the foot of Mount Etna, where the soils are rich in volcanic minerals, helps explain that declaration. Braced by lean acidity, this exercise in contrasts packs an awful lot of intrigue into a bottle at this price. Translucent in the glass, but dark and brooding in the mouth, mystery unfolds with a chalky, silky texture. A cerebral experience that doesn’t demand analysis so much as beckons the inquisitive palate.

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