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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

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AWARDS & GUIDES

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2021 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’19

    Due Bicchieri

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    James Suckling Ranking 2019

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’18

    91 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    Winescritic.com Ranking 2019

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’18

    90 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    The Wine Advocate Robert Parker Ranking 2019

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’18

    86 points

  • Wine competitions

    DWWA - Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’18

    Bronze medal

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2019 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’17

    Due Bicchieri

  • Guides

    Guida Oro I Vini di Veronelli 2019

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’17

    87 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    James Suckling Ranking 2018

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’16

    90 points

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2018 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’16

    Due Bicchieri Rossi (finalista Tre Bicchieri)

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    100 AWESOME Wines 2018

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan ’16

    Ranked in 25th position

  • Wine competitions

    DWWA - Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

    Fondo Filara Frappato Bio Vegan '17

    Bronze medal

  • Guides

    Bibenda 2017 - Fondazione Italiana Sommelier

    Fondo Filara Frappato '15

    Tre Grappoli

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2017 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Frappato '15

    Due Bicchieri

  • Wine competitions

    DWWA - Decanter World Wine Awards 2016

    Fondo Filara Frappato '15

    Silver medal

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2016 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Frappato '14

    Due Bicchieri

  • Guides

    DWWA - Decanter World Wine Awards 2015

    Fondo Filara Frappato '14

    Bronze medal

  • Guides

    I Vini D'Italia 2015 - L’Espresso

    Fondo Filara Frappato '13

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    I Vini D'Italia 2014 - L’Espresso

    Fondo Filara Frappato '12

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2014 - Luca Maroni

    Fondo Filara Frappato '12

    90 points

  • Guides

    Guida Vini di Sicilia 2014 - Giornale di Sicilia

    Fondo Filara Frappato '12

    Vini a Cinque Stelle

  • Guides

    Berebene 2013 - Guida ai Vini dal migliore rapporto Qualità/Prezzo del Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Frappato '11

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    I Vini D'Italia 2013 - L’Espresso

    Fondo Filara Frappato '11

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2013 - Luca Maroni

    Fondo Filara Frappato '11

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2012 - Luca Maroni

    Fondo Filara Frappato '10

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Vinibuoni d’Italia 2011 - Touring Club

    Fondo Filara Frappato ’09

    Selected wine