Fragrant, structured and extremely moreish. This is most Nerello Mascalese (the star variety of southern Italy) with a smattering of other Etna varieties.
Wine: FRANK CORNELISSEN 'Susucaru' Rosso 2019
Producer: Frank Cornelissen
Region/Country: Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy
Grape/s: Nerello Mascalese 85%, Nerello Capuccio, Minella Nera, Allicante Bouschet, Minella Bianco
Production Method: Organic farming, ferment begins with “pied-de-cuve” using only indigenous yeasts and skin contact for about 60 days in neutral vessel. No fining and minimal so2.
Style: Extremely fluid and expressive. It glides with some rippling tannins but this is all about fruit expression and accessibility.
Pairing Suggestion: Grilled meats, vegetarian cuisine, pizza