Benanti 2020 Etna Rosato DOC

Benanti 2020 Etna Rosato DOC

Item Number: 15586

UPC: None

Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Sub Region: Catania
Appellation/AVA: Etna DOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vintage: 2020
Grape(s): 100% Nerello Mascalese
Type: Wine - Rose
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 13
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Volcanic sand

Winemaking Notes: This Etna Rosato is made exclusively from the variety Nerello Mascalese. The vines are located on the southeastern slope of the volcano. The grapes are manually harvested in October, destemmed, crushed and softly pressed. The free-run juice is then vinified in stainless steel with a prolonged contact with the fine lees.

Tasting Notes: The Benanti family produces some of the best wines coming out of Sicily. This rosé is no exception and shows it might be impossible for them to make a bad wine. The Benanti Rosato is savory with citrus fruit that does not overpower the palate. There is a mineral crunch and freshness. Echoes of taffy show on the finish.


  • Vinous
    Rating: 91 (6/3/2021)

    So pretty and refined, the 2020 Etna Rosato is pink verging on orange in color, with a bouquet that shows young peaches and melon, then peppery florals. It’s silky and enveloping in texture, the ripe orchard fruits complemented by a sweet-and-sour display of citrus and spice. A saturation of residual acids and minerals lingers incredibly long, all under an air of inner rose.