Snapshot
Vintage: 2014
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Appellation: Cerasuolo Di Vittoria
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Red Blend
Varietal notes: 70% NERO D'AVOLA, 30% FRAPPATO
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: Low trained on wires system, spur pruned cordon, Approx 5.000 plants for hectare
Orientation: Southeast. 150-200m in elevation.
Soil: Locally known as "Milaro" - it is characterized by a particular substrate of calcareous sandstone, inter┬Čleaved with packets of clay that allow the vines to produce high quality grapes.
Viticulture: Hand harvested.Low trained on wires system, spur pruned cordon, Yield for hectare: 5000 kilos
Vinification: Fermented using indigenous yeast in stainless steel.
Aging: Combination of stainless steel (for Frappato) and oak (for Nero d'Avola) for 12 months, and an additional nine months in bottle.
Notes: Cerasuolo di Vittoria was one of the first Sicilian wines to attain DOC status, which it was awarded in 1973.