Il Frappato 2014

Winery: Arianna Occhipinti
Region: Sicilia
Grape Variety: Frappato
Products: Red
Price: 915,- Kč

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My Frappato is born from a dream that I think I’ve always had.


My Frappato is born from a dream that I think I’ve always had. I want it to convey all that I think, the land I’m working, the air I’m breathing: Vittoria with all its history, perhaps myself as well. I particularly love it because it is a synthesis of my Sicily, with a thousand faces. I adore it because it’s difficult, at times rough and bloody, and yet extremely elegant. I thank it for having brought me back to Sicily, a land that many are still departing from.

Classification: Sicily IGT
Variety: Frappato di Vittoria
Altitude: 270 meters above sea level
Terrain: red sand from sub-Apennine of calcareous (chalk)
Agriculture: organic, without chemical intervention
Farming system: guyot, alberello
Average age of vines: 55 years
Plant density: 6,000 plants per hectare
Harvest period: mid – October
Fermentation: only indigenous yeasts; maceration period of 50 days on skin.
Aging: 14 months in stainless steel and 2 month in bottle. Unfiltered

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