Frank Cornelissen, 'Munjebel Rosso' Terre Siciliane

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Vintage: 2021

Varietals: Nerello Mascalese

Farming: Organic/Biodynamic, Unfined, No to low added SO2

What a wonderful red, with so much depth, softness and texture, offering red fruit, as well as dried lemon leaf and fresh basil. Layered, round and energetic. It’s delivers complexity with integrity.

Average age of vines: 50+ years

Vinification: Destemming and light crushing of the grapes

Fermentation: starting with a “pied-de-cuve” using only indigenous yeasts and skin contact for about 50 days

Aging: In neutral epoxy tanks from 2500 liters to 7000 liters for about 12 months

Fining: No

Filtering: Before bottling with PP cartridges of 5 micron

Sulphur: values can vary from 15 to 50 mg/l., added or not, depending on the quality of grapes and stability of the wine.

Annual production: 18.000 bottles