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  Etna Bianco Superiore Pietramarina 1998, Benanti (Italy)

Etna Bianco Superiore Pietramarina 1998

Benanti (Italy)

Etna (Sicily)
White Wine White Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Etna (Sicily) The wine shows a pale straw yellow color and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of hawthorn, apple and pear followed by good aromas of pineapple, broom, white melon and pleasing hints of honey of orange blossoms and hazelnut. In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a crisp attack however well balances by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of apple, pineapple and a pleasing crisp hint. Pietramarina ages in tanks for at least one year followed by five months of aging in bottle.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Roasted fish, Fish soups, Pasta and risotto with fish

Suggested glass Bodied and Mature White Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Bodied and Mature White Wines)

Issue 15, January 2004

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