MunJebel® Bianco VA, cuvée Vigne Alte

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

MunJebel® Bianco VA, cuvée Vigne Alte

Region: Etna, Northern valley
Vineyard: Tartaraci (1000m. asl) and Zacchino Pietre (920m. asl)
Location: Maletto (Tartaraci), Linguaglossa (Zacchino Pietre)
Varietal: Grecanico Dorato 60%, Carricante 10%, Coda di Volpe 30% (all ungrafted)
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 400 liters to 1200 liters
Fining: No
Filtering: Before bottling with cartridges of 0.8 micron
Sulphur: values can vary from 5 to 30 mg/l., added or not, depending on the quality of grapes and stability of the wine.
Annual production: approx. 250 magnums
First vintage: 2015
Denomination: DOP Sicilia or IGP Terre Siciliane Bianco
Bottle type: Dark burgundy bottle
Available sizes: 1500ML only
Recommended stemware: Zalto Burgundy

 

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