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Tenute Nicosia - Fondo Filara

This large selection of organic wines, made from the principal Sicilian grape varieties grown on Etna and in the Vittoria area, represent the highest expression of Cantine Nicosia’s production philosophy: the utmost respect for the raw materials and great Sicilian winemaking history, the development of precious native grape varieties and the lands most suitable for their cultivation, the sustainable production carried out both in the vineyards and the cellar.

Fondo Filara

Bio Vegan Frappato

DOC Sicilia

Created from an ancient grape variety typical of southeastern Sicily, this organic wine is distinctive for its pleasantly fragrant bouquet of fresh red fruits, raspberries and blueberries, while its taste is both lively and soft.

Grape varieties: Frappato

Vineyards: sandy soil, situated at approximately 200 m above sea level; training system: guyot

Raccolta: by hand into crates, in September

Maceration: cold maceration for 24 hours

Fermentation: for approximately 10-15 days at a controlled temperature (22-24°C)

Ageing: in vasche d’acciaio inox e 1-2 mesi in bottiglia

Alcohol content: 12,5% vol.

Colour: vivid ruby red with violet highlights

Nose: pleasantly fragrant bouquet of fresh red fruits, raspberries and blueberries

Palate: lively, fruity and smooth

Food Pairings: excellent partner for pasta dishes with tomato sauce, sweet and sour vegetables, or with the classic Neapolitan pizza. It is also a valid alternative to white wine when served with flavourful seafood dishes.

Serving temperature: 13-15°C