Arianna Occhipinti Grotte Alte Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Frappato Nero d'Avola 2010

9.227 ratings on Delectable
$82.99

The newest and rarest cuvee in the Occhipinti stable, this is a blend of Frappato and Nero d'Avola, from vines in a separate plot and 40 years of age. Grotte Alte offers a beguiling fine-tannined texture.

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Ratings on Delectable

Ira Schwartz

Intoxicating scents of red and blue fruits with earthy notes fighting to come thru. A brief moment of nervousness when it enters your mouth and you wonder if this is going to overwhelm. However like a great sports car another gear shows up and its structure keeps all under control. Wonderful red fruits and a savory earthiness that lingers on the tongue. A classy wine with Burgundian undertones.

Intoxicating scents of red and blue fruits with earthy notes fighting to come thru. A brief moment of nervousness when it enters your mouth and you wonder if this is going to overwhelm. However like a great sports car another gear shows up and its structure keeps all under control. Wonderful red fruits and a savory earthiness that lingers on the tongue. A classy wine with Burgundian undertones.

9.3

jerod peitsmeyer Delectable Pro

damn!

damn!

9.7

Tom Kobylarz Delectable Pro

Day 1 this was a little tight, but still expressive in a pretty and elegant way like a great Vosne, soft and firm at the same time with red fruits and spice. Day 2 was like a Chambolle with a deeper expression and a more defined presence, velvety texture, with heightened red fruits, sweet spices and more minerality. Best amongst many great wines I have had from Sicily by #iconic producer @ariannaocchipinti If you have been following along I have been on a tear with Sicily the last year between Etna and Cerasuolo.

Day 1 this was a little tight, but still expressive in a pretty and elegant way like a great Vosne, soft and firm at the same time with red fruits and spice. Day 2 was like a Chambolle with a deeper expression and a more defined presence, velvety texture, with heightened red fruits, sweet spices and more minerality. Best amongst many great wines I have had from Sicily by #iconic producer @ariannaocchipinti If you have been following along I have been on a tear with Sicily the last year between Etna and Cerasuolo.

9.8

Keiran Kennedy Delectable Pro

Wine Director The Veritas Group, Australia

Close to perfect.

Close to perfect.

9.6

Location

  • 929 Broadway
    New York, NY 10010

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