Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2018

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| 123 MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS V ISIT u S AT MORRELLWINE .c OM cALL 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) ITA l Y T his year, we are presented with the undeniably classic 2016's. The cool, long growing season and late harvest of 2016 created conditions that the Nerello m ascalese grape thrives in. From all of the diverse terroir of Terre Nere's vineyards, we are treated to a selection of wines that speak of variety first, e tna second, and winemaking last. Would you prefer to revel in the dark, exotic spices and minerality of the Feudi di m ezzo? e xplore the results of e tna's most ancient known soils and cool exposition of San l orenzo? Indulge in the complexities of some of e tna's oldest vines with the Don Peppino Prephylloxera? There's simply no wrong answer. Find out why Terre Nere continues to be the most respected and sought after wine on m ount e tna. ✦ Tenuta d elle Terre Nere e tna Feudi di Mezzo i l Quadro d elle Rose Sicily 2016 W e 94 » $40 "Beautifully fragrant… Tightly meshed and focused… A graceful stallion of a wine." Kerin O'Keefe (1528104) Tenuta delle Terre Nere e tna Rosso San Lorenzo 2016 WS 95 » $54 "...Deftly knit into a graceful and harmonious package..." Alison Napjus (1555490) Tenuta delle Terre Nere e tna Rosso Prephylloxera Sicily 2016 WS 95 » $94 "...seamless...silky, sculpted tannins and lightly mouthwatering acidity…spicy mineral echoing on the finish." Alison Napjus (1555210) a T R ai LBL aze R T O T H i S Ve RY d a Y No other winery has done as much for the popularity of Mount e tna as Terre Nere. Over a decade ago, renowned importer, Marc de Grazia, set out to prove that the high-altitude vineyards and ancient vines found on this still-active volcano could produce world-class wines of stature and longevity. Today, his vision has been affirmed, as a world-wide rush of producers now work to carve out a piece of Mount e tna. Through it all, Terre Nere remains the region's premier producer.

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