Wine of the Week AU

Girolamo Russo Etna Rosso ‘A Rina 2015, Sicily, AUD $40-$45

This blend of nerello mascalese and nerello cappuccio from the slopes of Mt Etna is a soft, slinky, medium-bodied red with aromas of blue and red berries, a lick of spice and some meaty overtones. The colour is deep, bright red/purple. It has lovely balance and early drinking properties. (Cork)

Score: 92 ★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: drink now to six years

Food: drink with pink grilled lamb cutlets

Stockists: Paddington Fine Wines, Five Way Cellars, Woollahra Cellars, Annandale Cellars – NSW; City Wine Shop, Prince Wine Store, Milton Wine Store – Vic; Ainslie Cellars, Canberra – ACT (AU only)

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