Frank Cornelissen Munjebel CD Calderara Sottana - Sicily

Frank Cornelissen Munjebel CD Calderara Sottana 2018 - Sicily

Vintage: 2018 | Type: Reds | Producer: Frank Cornelissen
Region: Italy
Alc: 13.5%
Closure: Cork
Bottle size: 750 ml

$148.50: as part of any six
$165.00: single bottle

Maximum buy quantity no greater than 4 bottles.


Since the day we started producing wines back in 2001 the grapes from this contrada were always a bit more expensive than other areas and the reputation has always been high. In cold and difficult vintages the structure of the soil with many smaller rocks, can give an advantage in absorbing warmth and radiating this during the colder evening hours. The wines are generally more feminine combining elegance and in the best cases the wines are profound.

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Our notes

Region: Etna, Northern valley

Location: comune of Randazzo, border of Castiglione di Sicilia

Vineyard: contrada Calderara sottana

Exposure: North

Elevation: 610m. asl

Varietal: Nerello Mascalese 100%

Average age of vines: 40+ 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: approx. 1.200 bottles

First vintage: 2018

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