Frank Cornelissen, Susucaru Terre Siciliane Rosso

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Our entry-level red wine is a field-blend of mostly Nerello Mascalese (85%) with other local varietals from all our vineyards: Nerello Capuccio, Allicante Boushet, Minella and Uva Francesa. Our Susucaru® Rosso expresses Etna as produced in a more traditional way of blending different contrada’s as well as different varietals to obtain a fragrant, elegant and fluid wine with structure and personality. 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 60 days Aging: In neutral epoxy tanks from 2500 liters to 7000 liters Fining: No