TornatoreEtna Rosso 2020Product code: 16476
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Tornatore Etna Rosso is an exquisite Sicilian red wine, imbued with the elemental character of Mount Etna's volcanic soils. Its deeply hued profile exudes elegant flavours of ripe cherries, strawberries and earthy undertones. Accentuated with notes of liquorice and smoky nuances, this wine offers a full-bodied palette, balanced by gentle tannins and vibrant acidity. The ageing process in French oak barrels adds sophistication, enhancing its long, graceful finish. This is undoubtedly a robust, passionate wine, providing an authentic taste of Sicily's unique terroir. Tornatore Etna Rosso's complexity makes it a marvellous accompaniment to hearty meals and fine cheese.
Fruity on the nose, this wine shows spice, red berries, morello cherry and black cherry. A persistent, full flavour with a hint of minerality, balanced tannins and full bodied.
About the Winery
Established in the heart of Sicily, Tornatore winery epitomises the rich tradition and pristine quality of Italian wines. Situated on the fertile north side of the majestic Mount Etna, the Tornatore family has been the custodian of vibrant vineyards since 1865, making them one of the oldest wine-producing families on the island.
Boasting a vineyard that covers over 46 hectares of land, Tornatore produces some of the finest examples of Etna Bianco and Etna Rosso. With meticulous care for their vines to ensure the best possible outcome, these wines come from indigenous Sicilian grape varieties Nebbiolo and Carricante.
The winery itself is a contemporary marvel, juxtaposed with the rich historical backdrop of Sicily. The high-tech production methods, offering controlled temperature fermentation and state-of-the-art bottling facilities, combine seamlessly with time-honoured techniques, yielding wines that are both modern and timeless.
Key to Tornatore's winemaking philosophy is a harmonious relationship with the environment. Sustainable practices are at the heart of their operations, indicating, a deep respect not only for heritage but also for the future. After all preserving the unique terroir of Mount Etna is essential to producing their distinct wines with their robust mineral character and complex, layered aromas.
The experience of visiting Tornatore isn't confined to wines alone. Apart from the opportunity to taste their award-winning wines, the winery offers guided tours that offer a glimpse into the Tornatore family's rich winemaking history and dedication; to sustainably producing wines.
In a world where production often overtakes tradition, Tornatore winery stands tall - a beacon of Italian authenticity. Its wines embody the Sicilian spirit: lavish and unpretentious, filled with passion and refinement. And under the watchful eye of Mount Etna, Tornatore continues to produce wines that captivate global connoisseurs with each glass they sip.