Frank Cornelissen Munjebel MC Monte Colla Rosso 2017 - Sicily
Bottle size: 750 ml
Maximum buy quantity no greater than 6 bottles.
This pure Nerello Mascalese comes from our cru in contrada Monte Colla. An extremely steep and terraced vineyard, beautifully exposed to sun and wind and right in front of mount Etna. The sandy clay soil and the old-vine Nerello Mascalese, planted in 1946, produces a rich and powerful wine, maintaining elegance. Our “Hermitage” of Etna.
Region: Etna, Northern valley
Vineyard: Monte Colla
Elevation: 760m. asl
Location: Castiglione di Sicilia
Varietal: Nerello Mascalese 100%
Average age of vines: 70+ 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
Filtering: Before bottling with cartridges of 5 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. 2.000 bottles
First vintage: 2011
Denomination: DOP Sicilia or IGP Terre Siciliane Nerello Mascalese
Bottle type: Dark burgundy bottle
Available sizes: 750ML, 1500ML and 3000ML
Recommended stemware: Zalto Burgundy
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Delivery is currently free of charge for both straight and mixed cases Australia Wide. (*excludes remote postcodes in WA and NT) (*excludes fundraising orders)
In most instances, a case is 12 bottles, including all mixed cases. Please note that the case quantity can vary between 3-12 bottles, depending on individual wine value and packaging configuration.
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For example, a mixed bottle order of 18 bottles will include a freight charge for the second mixed case of only 6 bottles. A mixed 24 bottle order would be totally freight free.
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