2022 Frank Cornelissen Susucaru Rosso

Frank Cornelissen |Etna |Nerello Mascalese
Rockstar natural red wine, from a rockstar Sicilian winemaker, craved by rockstars.

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If you’re keen to know how this wine went from subtle obscurity to global phenomenon, seemingly overnight, look up Action Bronson.

The New York Chef turned Rapper featured it on an episode of his TV show (coincidentally shot in Sydney’s 10 William St venue), and almost overnight this became the cult wine everyone needed to try (one of wine-searcher.com’s top 20 searched).

So light, bright and crunchy, yet so much more, there is this innate quality to this wine, where you truly feel as though you’re tasting the place where it came from, the rich volcanic soil of Etna. It’s not for nothing that the term volcano wine has well and truly entered into the wine lexicon of the world, and Susucaru has definitely played a prominent role in that.

A field-blend of mostly Nerello Mascalese with other local varietals from our old vine vineyards: Nerello Capuccio, Allicante Boushet, Minella Nera, Uva Francesa and Minella Bianco. A wine with "high drinkability" combining body and character of Etna: elegance, structure, fragrance, and personality. Organic wine certification.

93 Points - "A mix of local grapes makes a wine that has more cult status than the Branch Davidians. Hype! Meanwhile… It delivers a really pleasing, dry rosé of big savoury vibes, a faint juiciness, a crunch, a crispness, a tang, a red fruited core and plenty of dried herb and a general hubbub of pepper and briny mineral character. It feels more down the line, straight up, than its past iterations, but geez, it has a good vibe going on and drinkability is through the roof. It has a bit of darker fruit character to it this year, medium weight for the genre, which is pretty righteous, and the feel is of a pink wine of some serious mettle. Enjoyable, to the max." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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