James Suckling – February 1, 2022

In “Weekly Tasting Report (Feb 1-7),” the editors at James Suckling review the following wines:

MORGANTE Don Antonio 2017 – 93 points

“This is a beautiful nero d’avola with sour cherries and orange peel, as well as some vanilla. It’s medium-bodied and polished with a creamy texture and a flavorful finish. A hint of smoke.”

MORGANTE Bianco di Morgante 2019 – 92 points

“Dried pineapple, biscuits, lemon peel and crushed stones on the nose. Medium-bodied with a creamy palate and fresh acidity. Nice minerality and texture.”

MORGANTE Nero d’Avola 2018 – 90 points

“Cooked cherries, grilled plums, dried spices and mushrooms on the nose. Some praline, too. It’s medium-to full-bodied with creamy tannins. Round and velvety with a rich core of fruit and cocoa. Compact finish.