Decanter – April 21, 2022
In “Sicily: Sun, Sustainability and 11 Essential Wines,” Filippo Bartolotta discusses the rebirth of indigenous grapes in Sicily as well as the region’s diverse geology. He explains the subregions of Sicily and how several Sicilian wine estates are coming together to make sustainability a priority. He then recommends 11 bottles to try, including:
MORGANTE Nero D’Avola 2020 – 93 points
“From the southern hills, a few miles from the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, this Nero d’Avola is fairly structured. Focusing on blueberries and blackberries, it’s packed with a tar and chocolate complexity. There’s an important tannic structure, smoothed out by its vibrant acidity and reactive finish.