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Sardinia and Sicily (Lanterna Distrbutors)

Jan 4, 2017

Apricots, as you can taste in the Nicosia Grillo
Credit momo/flickr

Hugh and Al on their new favorites from Sardinia and Sicily.

* = decent ** = very good *** = superb ****= elite

Nicosia Vulka Etna Bianco '15 ** $

Smooth, polished white, good as aperitif           

Nicosia Vulka Etna Rosso '14 ** $

Smooth, with a few rustic touches

Nicosia Nero d'Avola '14 **   $

Nicely rustic, big old rambly red

Mesa Primo Scuro Cannonau de Sardegna red '11 **1/2  $$

Grenache based, and it shows, wonderful wine, good value

Mesa "Buio" Carignola del Sulcis '13 red **1/2  $$

Sicilian take on Carinagne, explosive flavors, big and juicy

Nicosia Grillo Sicily '15  white **  $  VALUE

Very likeable white, soft, round and flavorful