MunJebel® Rosso VA, cuvée Vigne Alte

This pure Nerello Mascalese is a blend from our 3 highest vineyards (Vigne Alte): Tartaraci, Rampante soprana, Barbabecchi. It expresses beautifully the value and precision of the old vines, ungrafted Nerello Mascalese on the high terraces in the Northern valley of Mount Etna. The most Burgundian of all our crus.

MunJebel® Rosso VA, cuvée Vigne Alte

Region: Etna, Northern valley
Location: Bronte (Tartaraci), Solicchiata (Barbabecchi and Rampante soprana)
Vineyards: Tartaraci (1000m. asl), Barbabecchi (910m. asl), Rampante soprana (870m. asl)
Exposure: North, North-East
Varietal: Nerello Mascalese 100%, ungrafted
Average age of vines: 90+ 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 1500 liters to 2500 liters for 18 months and another 18 months in bottle
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: 2.500 bottles
First vintage: 2010
Denomination: DOP Sicilia or IGP Terre Siciliane Nerello Mascalese
Bottle type: Dark burgundy bottle
Available sizes: 750ML, 1500ML and 3000ML
Recommended stemware: Zalto Burgundy

How to recycle: we suggest to re-use rather than recycle wherever possible; obviously without counterfeiting…
Bottle: in glass-recycling;
Closure: Ardeaseal in plastic-recycling; natural cork in organic waste, screw cap in glass-recycling, pouring closure olive oil in plastic recycling
Label: Susucaru in plastic-recycling, MunJebel, Pistemutta and Magma in paper-recycling
Wax cap:  in non-recyclable waste
Case: carton in paper-recycling, wood case  best to be re-used
Palletwood or plastic best to be re-used

 

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