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Sicilia

Frank Cornelissen

MunJebel® Bianco VA - Vigne Alte - Magnum 2017

A special white wine, from the highest vineyards, located between 900 and 1.000 m. asl from ungrafted vines. At the upper limit of where vineyards were planted on Etna, this white wine combines the characteristics of great wines: profoundness, density, high acidity with minerality and texture.

Vineyard: Tartaraci (1000m. asl) and Zacchino Pietre (920m. asl)
Exposure: Tartaraci: North; Zacchino Pietre: East-North-East

Average age of vines: 60 to 90+ years
Vinification: Destemming and light crushing of the grapes
Fermentation: skin maceration with only indigenous yeasts for approximately 4 days
Aging: In neutral epoxy tanks from 1500 liters to 2500 liters for 18 months and another 18 months in bottle
Fining: No
Filtering: Before bottling with cartridges of 0.8 micron
Annual production: approx. 300 magnums

$271.00 1500 ml

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REGION

Sicilia

WINEMAKERS

Frank Cornelissen

GRAPE VARIETY

Grecanico Dorato 60%, Carricante 10%, Coda di Volpe 30% (all ungrafted)

CELLARING

aging potential

WINE STYLE

Winemaking Alcoholic fermentation with authoctone yeasts with contact with the skins for 60 days Aging Some months in neutral resin vats of 1500 or 2500 litres

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