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Fondo Filara

Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico

DOCG Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico

A typical red wine from southeastern Sicily that combines the intensity of Nero d’Avola and the freshness of Frappato. The floral and fruity notes, together with a warm, full-bodied and harmonious taste, create a perfect blend of persistence and drinkability.

Grape varieties: Nero d’Avola 60% - Frappato 40%

Vineyards : sandy soil, situated at approximately 200 m above sea level; training system: espalier spurred cordon for the Nero d’Avola grapes, guyot for the Frappato grapes

Harvest : by hand into crates, in the end of September

Maceration : for approximately 10-15 days

Fermentation : controlled temperature (24-26°C)

Ageing : mainly in stainless steel vats, 5-6 months in barrique and at least 6 months in the bottle

Alcohol content : 13,5% vol.

Colour : cherry-red colour

Nose : a rich aromatic profile featuring notes of red fruit and floral hints

Palate : warm, full-bodied and smooth taste with evident sweet tannins

Food Pairings : wonderful accompaniment to roasts, grilled meats, small game, egg plant ‘caponata’ and semi-aged cheeses, such as Ragusano DOP

Serving temperature : 16-18°C