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
Region: Sicilia
Production Area: C.da Bidini-Acate (RG) – Eastern Sicily
Exposure:  South-East
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

Winemaking Notes:
Aging:  steel tank and tonneau from 500 – 600 liters for 12 months. Aged in the bottle for 9 months.
Alcoholic content: 13,50 %

Tasting Notes:
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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Valle dell’Acate Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2012