Frank Cornelissen 2019 MunJebel Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGT (Mt. Etna)

Frank Cornelissen 2019 MunJebel Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGT (Mt. Etna)

Item Number: 15957

UPC: None

Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Sub Region: Catania
Appellation/AVA: Terre Siciliane IGT
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vintage: 2019
Grape(s): 50% Grecanico Dorato / 50% Carricante
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Certified Organic
Soil Type: Volcanic
Elevation: 620 to 750 meters

Location: Comunes of Randazzo and Castiglione di Sicilia
Vineyards: Calderara, Crasà and Picciolo
Average Vine Age: 40+ years
Vinification: Destemming and light crushing of the grapes
Fermentation: Skin maceration with indigenous yeast for around 3 days
Aging: Neutral epoxy tanks for about 16 months
Fining: No
Filtering: Before bottling with PP cartridges of 0.8 micron
Sulfites: Values can vary from 15 to 50 mg/L, added or not, depending on the quality of grapes and stability of the wine.

Tasting Notes: The light skin contact (only 3 days) results in a combination of density as well as elegance and makes this wine suited to accompany a wide variety of dishes and cuisine, from fish to white meat.