Grotte Alte Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Frappato Nero d'Avola 2010Arianna Occhipinti Grotte Alte Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Frappato Nero d'Avola 2010
9.2 out of 10 based on 29 user ratings.

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

9.229 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

Alberto Cdm Delectable Pro

Ottimo

Ottimo

9.3

Matt Berkovitch Delectable Pro

Sommelier Babbo

One of the best wines I've ever had.

One of the best wines I've ever had.

9.4

Hanif Perry

Bright cherry fruit. Acidity and tartness like a crisp jam.

Bright cherry fruit. Acidity and tartness like a crisp jam.

9.2

Jon Fine

lovely, lithe, structured. wish I had one to lose for a few years.

lovely, lithe, structured. wish I had one to lose for a few years.

9.3

Chris DeCrosta

Sicilian elegance. Mi piace

Sicilian elegance. Mi piace

9.1

Lucy Huffman

Savory, charred red and black fruit, marjoram and dried sage. Inky yet light and lifted, great balance.

Savory, charred red and black fruit, marjoram and dried sage. Inky yet light and lifted, great balance.

9.0

Location

  • 929 Broadway
    New York, NY 10010

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    Friday-Saturday: 10am-10pm
    Sunday: 12pm-8pm