Niellucciu, 2018, Corsica

Niellucciu, 2018, Corsica

Clos Fornelli

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Region: Corse
Grape: Niellucciu
Soil: Ancient alluvium
Average Age of Vines
Farming: Organic
Harvest: By hand, yield reduction techniques employed
Winemaking: 3-week fermentation with wild yeast in tank; malolactic fermentation
Ageing: 6-12 months in concrete
Winemaker(s): Josée Vanucci

From meticulously farmed vineyards in a unique micro-climate that combines Mediterranean sun with cool air from the sea and nearby mountains, comes this round, spicy, medium-bodied red made from Niellucciu and a smidge of the ancient and rare Corsican variety of Minustellu. Extremely versatile, this wine can be served with pasta or risotto, red meat and game birds, and aged cheeses.