MunJebel® Rosso VA, cuvée Vigne Alte

This pure Nerello Mascalese is a blend from our 3 highest vineyards (Vigne Alte): Tartaraci, Monte Dolce, Pettinociarelle. 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
Vineyard: Tartaraci (1000m. asl), Pettinociarelle (890m. asl), Monte Dolce (870m. asl)
Location: Maletto (Tartaraci), Solicchiata (Pettinociarelle and Monte Dolce)
Varietal: Nerello Mascalese 100% (ungrafted)
Average age of vines: 90+ years
Vinification: Destemming and light crushing of the grapes, skin fermentation for approximately 60 days
Aging: In neutral epoxy tanks from 1500 liters to 2500 liters
Fining: No
Filtering: Before bottling with cartridges of 5 micron
Annual production: 2.000 bottles
First vintage: 2010
Denomination: IGP Terre Siciliane Nerello Mascalese
Bottle type: Dark burgundy bottle
Cases of: 6 bottles, 3 magnums and 2 double magnum
Recommended stemware: Zalto Burgundy

 

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