SP68 Nero d'Avola e Frappato 2015
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In Sicily, we say that that [SP68] is the most ancient wine route in existence.
In Sicily, we say that that [SP68] is the most ancient wine route in existence. These roads were also trade routes, in this case, between Gela and Riposto, Sicilian wine travelled along our SP68. I imagine a time when Forcone road, which goes from Vittoria to Quaglio, was a gathering place where one would find both vineyards and men carrying vessels of wine.
Classification: Sicily IGT
Variety: Frappato and Nero d’Avola
Altitude: 280 meters above sea level
Terrain: red sand from sub-Apennine of calcareous (chalk)
Agriculture: organic, without chemical intervention
Farming system: guyot
Average age of vines: 10 years
Plant density: 6,000 plants per hectare
Harvest period: mid – October
Fermentation: only indigenous yeasts; maceration period of 30 days.
Aging: six months in stainless steel and 1 month in bottle. Unfiltered.
Taste products for this winery
Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico Grotte Alte 2012
Il Frappato 2014
Il Frappato 2014 MAGNUM
Nero d'Avola Siccagno 2013
SP68 Bianco 2015