Etna – the tasting notes

See also my overview Etna – the burgundy of the Mediterranean?

The nearly 60 tasting notes below were taken at the Contrade dell'Etna wine fair described in my Sicilian video 1 and illustrated in video 2. The point of the tasting was to demonstrate the different characters of 2007s grown in different contrade but some producers followed this directive more closely than others. I worked my way round the room from wines made mainly in Castiglione di Sicilia to those from Linguaglossa to those mainly from Randazzo and marvelled at how varied the wines indeed were – although sometimes...