IT-VDA-03-18

Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico, Valle dell'Acate

  • A blend of 60% Nero d’Avola with 40% Frappato from 10 to 25 year old vines
  • Spontaneous fermentation occurs in steel tanks with indigenous yeasts
  • Maceration for Frappato lasts 5 days and Nero d’Avola lasts up to 12 days
  • Aged for one year in barrel and 500 liter tonneaux, which are in service for seven years
  • 14% new wood
  • The wine is also left to rest in bottle before release
  • 1981 was the first year of production
Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
Italy
Region:
Sicily
Appellation:
Cerasuolo di Vittoria
Variety:
Blend - Cerasuolo DOC
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
90
Date:
2020-11-18

James Suckling

Score:
92
Date:
2020-12-08