Cerasuolo di Vittoria is a red wine obtained from the blend of Frappato grapes and Nero D'Avola grapes in regulated percentages. It is produced in a large area of the province of Ragusa and in part of the provinces of Caltanissetta and Catania, an area of ancient wine-growing vocation, as evidenced by numerous documents dating back to the III century AC.
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Area of production: Vittoria (RG), South-Eastern of Sicily.
Grapes variety: Frappato di Vittoria 40%, Nero d’Avola 60%
Altitude: 230 Meters a.s.l.
Soil: red soil, medium consistency; formed of subalpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone-Siliceous nature.
Training system: Guyot.
Planting density: 5.000 vines/hectare.
Average age of vines in production: 25 years.
Harvest period:end of september, first days of october.
Fermentation: spontaneous on the skins with indigenous yeasts.
Aging: Slavonian barrels and bottle.