Grotte Alte - Arianna Occhipinti
Grotte Alte - Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG Classico
Grotte Alte is a Cerasuolo di Vittoria, made from Frappato and Nero d'Avola grapes, which takes its name from the limestone ridges on which Vittoria stands. It is a Mediterranean wine that preserves the flavor of the sea and all the air and temperature ranges of the Iblei mountains.
It is harmonious and it has experienced a long ageing. Perhaps it is the most ambitious of my wines. Elegant and proud.
Classification: Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG
Variety: Nero d'Avola 50% - Frappato di Vittoria 50%
Altitude: 280 a.s.l.
Soil: medium consistency. It comes from sub Apennine sands of calcareous nature
Agriculture: organic, no chemical intervention
Training system: guyot and sapling
Average age of plants: 40 years
Plant density: 6,000 plants per hectare
Harvest period: first ten days of October
Fermentation: with indigenous yeasts, 30 days maceration on the skins
Aging: 32 months in 25 hl Slavonian oak barrels, 4 months in the bottle, no filtration
Originally bottled by Az. Agr. Arianna Occhipinti - Vittoria - Italy
- Alcohol level
- Nero d'Avola - Frappato