Valle dell’Acate Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2012
Appellation: Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG Classico
Type: Red, dry
Grape Variety: 70% Nero d’Avola 30% Frappato
Producer: Valle dell’Acate
Production Area: C.da Bidini-Acate (RG) – Eastern Sicily
Soil: medium texture soils, tending to compact, interspersed with limy tufa
Cultivation system: Low trained trellis system, spur pruned cordon, Approx 5,000 plants for hectare
Yield for hectare: 6,500 kilos
Harvest: Late September to early October
Aging: steel tank and tonneau from 500 – 600 liters for 12 months. Aged in the bottle for 9 months.
Alcoholic content: 13,50 %
Color: Intense cherry red
Bouquet: intense fragrances of blue flowers, forest floor, pine sap, wood and berry.
Palate: The smooth, juicy palate delivers concentrated raspberry and black cherry flavors, with hints of licorice and Mediterranean herbs with a freshness and elegance typical of the Nero d’Avola of the “Ragusa area”.
Food Pairings: Elaborate meat dishes, roast meats, stewed meats; recommended with cheeses matured from three to 13 months.
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