PASSOPISCIARO 'Franchetti' 2014

The 2014 Franchetti is a captivating blend of 70% Petit Verdot and 30% Cesanese d’Affile, which spent 6 months in new French oak barriques and 14 months in large cement vessels. This instantly dazzles with a seductive bouquet of ripe blackberries and blueberries woven together with smoke, violets, white pepper and exotic spices all taking shape. On the palate this is remarkably concentrated with outstanding depth, driven by gorgeous sweet red and black fruits at its core. Balanced and focused, this continues to impress as it expands effortlessly onto the beautifully textured, plush finish which lingers on. Overall, this expressive, flamboyant red from Andrea Franchetti is a wonderful example of what can be achieved with these varietals on Mt. Etna. (Best 2017-2028) - September, 2017 (JD)

Wine Specifications

  • Report Date: September, 2017
  • Producer:  Passopisciaro
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Drinking Window: 2017-2028
  • Estimated Value: $150
  • Country: Italy
  • Region: Sicily
  • Appellation: Etna
  • Importer: T. Edward

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