Marie Charlotte 'Pinelli Rouge' Corsica, Vin de France 2020
Marie-Charlotte Pinelli is proving to be an incredibly talented, thoughtful, and hardworking force on the island of Corsica. Since beginning her domaine, she has obtained organic certification, planted 3.5 hectares of new vines (Nielluciu, Sciaccarellu, and Vermentinu), and has begun the process of constructing an underground cellar on the steep slopes of her family estate. Her style of winemaking is rustic with fruit preservation. The tannins have a welcome grainy structure, accompanied by the bright acidity displayed by Nielluciu. Savory & red fruited with a sprinkle of spice, we love this wine.
Pairing: meat dishes served with pasta or polenta, veal and olive stew made with tomatoes
Grape: Nielluciu, Sciaccarellu, Grenache
Soil: limestone and granite soils