Type of Wine: Red
Grapes Variety: Frappato
Aging process: 3 months in bottle
Color: Ruby red
Aroma: Fruity and floral, hints of red fruit and rose
Flavor: Full taste and spicy
Alcohol content: 13%
Gastronomic accompaniment: A wine that goes well with land appetizers and fish dishes
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By 1600 it was estimated that the Frappato was a native vine of Vittoria . Victory fù founded in 1607 From the Countess Vittoria Colonna Henriquez. To revive the fortunes of the area, gift to his Coloni one hectare of land on condition that cultivated another hectare vineyard. From here the entire development of the area.
Features: average vigorous plant, big leaf, medium to large bunches, cylindrical or pyramidal, winged, compact, medium berry, spherical or ellipsoidal, Peel waxy, thick and leathery, blue-purple color.
|Classification||I.G.T. Terre Siciliane|
|First year of production||Year 2005|
|Production Area||Contrada Senia e Contrada Mortilla a Chiaramonte Gulfi (RG), Contrada Bastonaca Vittoria (RG); Eastern Sicily|
|Growth system||Espallier, cordon rammed|
|Planting density||4000 vines/hectare|
|Yield for hectare||70-80 Q.li/Ha|
|Harvest period||End of September|
|Vinification||Destemming and alcoholic fermentation with the skins occurs for 15 days at 18°-20° degrees.|
|Fermentation temperature||18°/20° C|
|Maturation||3 months in stainless steel vats|
|Aging process||bottle-aged for 3 months.|
|Color||Ruby red with cherry-colored reflections.|
|Aroma||Intense, quite complex with fruity and floral notes, you can recognize red fruits, strawberries and blueberries, in the floral notes of rose and violet.|
|Flavor||Intense red fruits, soft red fruits, full, soft tannins.|
|Alcohol content||13% Vol.|
|Bottle||Bordolese Standard 75cl|
|Conservation||Bottle to be laid in horizontal position|
|Confezione||Cardbooard box of 6 bottles|
|Gastronomic accompaniments||Pairings, a wine that goes well with appetizers of vegetables and salami. Frappato goes well with first courses and main courses based on fish like fresh tuna, salmon, eel and mackerel|
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The farm Mortilla is a modern company, but with an history ancient of making wine, dated roughly around 1850. A rich history of anecdotes and memories of the times that were ...
Currently, the company develops into one of the most famous districts for wine production called "Mortilla". The farm currently manages one hectare of olive groves 3 hectares kaki lotus plants and 12 hectares of vineyards, producing excellent wines with the best grapes native as Frappato, Nero d'Avola, Insolia, Grillo. The company prides itself on being in the province of Ragusa the largest producer of persimmon. The excellence of the territory is the Cerasuolo di Vittoria D.o.c.g., red wine with a historical identity defined. Even now as in our ancient history, the harvest is a magic ritual made of effort and love,we harvesting the grapes by hand, a fundamental step to select the bunches of grapes that will produce our best wines.