Pistemutta Etna Rosso Frank Cornelissen

  • 5 ★
    0
  • 4 ★
    0
  • 3 ★
    0
  • 2 ★
    0
  • 1 ★
    0
Read 0 Review

Bright and earthy, with addendum of red fruit and garden herbs, this Sicilian rosso (red wine) was aggressive by the Mediterranean’s age-old winemaking tradition.  

It’s allotment of our accumulating of artisanal brewed beverages fabricated application alleviation acreage practices and bottled with basal intervention.

  • 750 ml bottle
  • Alcohol agreeable 13% by volume
  • Product of Italy
  • Best captivated amid 2022 and 2035
  • Must be 21 or earlier to purchase
  • Purchasers charge be a citizen of, and address to one of these states: AK, CA, CT, DC, FL, LA (wine & cider only), ND, NE, NH, NM, OR, VA, WV, WY
  • All sales are by Backwoods Ferments, LLC and accountable to accepting and approval by Backwoods Ferments
  • Forest Ferments has producer’s permission to advertise artefact absolute to consumer
  • Not for resale

Pairing Ideas

Why Accustomed Wine?

  • Thanks to low-intervention growing and processing techniques, these wines beautifully accurate the landscapes in which they’re grown—so anniversary sip conveys the taste, aroma, and spirit of some of the best places on earth
  • Grapes are developed with adorning practices that restore rather than bankrupt bounded ecosystems
    • No herbicides or pesticides: On some farms, sheep abrade bottomward the weeds; on others, waterfowl handle annoyance ascendancy and accommodate fertilizer
    • Native plants abound amid rows to anticipate erosion, draw bottomward carbon and advance clay health
  • Fermentation, crumbling and bottling:
    • No filtration
    • Minimal or no added sulfites
    • No animal-based allegorical agents; our wine is vegan
    • Naturally occurring, aboriginal yeasts—rather than lab-grown varieties—drive fermentation
  • Flavors are wild, intense, unconventional


Learn added about Natural Wine, Ciders Sake

Product Details

  • Fermentable base: Nerello Mascalese grapes
  • Produced and bottled in Sicily, Italy
  • Imported by ZRS Wines, Brooklyn, NY
  • Distributed by Backwoods Ferments LLC, Ventura, CA

About the Producer

The Vineyard

  • The Aboveboard Cornelissen acreage spans 60 acreage in Sicily, on Arise Etna’s asperous and cavernous arctic abruptness
  • Vines, including for this rosso wine, are developed application the traditional, free-standing alberello method
  • Olive copse aid the grapes by application baptize and alluring benign insects
  • Cereals like buckwheat are buried amid rows to animate soils and draw bottomward carbon
  • Clusters are tended by duke throughout ripening to abolish damaged or low-flavor grapes
  • At harvest, anniversary array is cut at its aiguille of phenolic authority (phenols affect the color, acidity and arrangement of the accomplished wine)


The Winemaker

  • The son of a Belgian wine broker, Aboveboard Cornelissen chose Arise Etna for his acreage in 2001, fatigued to its expressive, assorted agitable soils
  • Frank Cornelissen believes the approaching of Sicilian wine can be begin by attractive aback at the region’s 2,500 year-old attitude of sustainable, arrogant viticulture
  • He lives with his wife and accouchement on the grounds, with a appearance of Arise Etna


Learn added about our wine, cider and account partners

The Patagonia Accoutrement Guarantee

We angle by the foods we produce.

If you aren’t absolutely annoyed with any of our foods, we’re added than blessed to accomplish it appropriate with a refund*.


How to accomplish a return


*Wine, cider, account are non-refundable but we are blessed to alter any damaged orders.

WARNING: California’s Hypothesis 65

WARNING: Bubbler distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and added alcoholic beverages may access blight accident and during pregnancy, can account bearing defects. For added advice go to https://www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol

A vineyard in Sicily with hills in the background

Sourcing Our Accustomed Wines

At 3,000 anxiety aloft sea level, ungrafted accouterment advance in the Mediterranean sunlight. Arise Etna, Sicily. Photo by Aboveboard Cornelissen

Customer Reviews