Nero d’Avola? Nerello Mascalese? Carricante? If none of these grape varieties sound familiar, don’t worry. They are grown almost exclusively in the vineyards of Italy’s largest island, Sicily. You can start exploring them with the impressive wines in this week’s selection, which have received up to 90 points on Wine Spectator’s 100-point scale.
Tasting Highlights’ wine reviews are fresh out of the tasting room, offering a sneak peek of our editors’ most recent scores and notes to WineSpectator.com members.