Mamertino - the tasting notes
4 Jun 2013 by Walter Speller
See The resurrection of Mamertino and Mamertino's producers - all of them . In the picture is Alessia Planeta of western Sicily who pointed Walter in the direction of this neglected small wine zone in the north east of the island. Wines are listed in the order tasted. Antica Tindari, Imperium 2006 Mamertino  15 Drink 2009-2016 Deep ruby with orange tinges. Seems still quite youthful for its age. Brooding and a little sweet on the nose. Spicy and savoury with hint of prune. Generous and succulent on the attack and with pretty firm tannins. Genuine, and ends perhaps a little too dry. Not very long...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10660 articles (two new most days) and 99464 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson