Belsito Frappato D.O.C. Vittoria – Terre di Giurfo

TECHNICAL PROFILE

  • APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: Vittoria D.O.C. (Denomination of Origin Controlled and Guarantied).
  • TYPE OF WINE: Red.
  • GRAPE SOURCE: Licodia Eubea (CT).
  • VARIETAL: 100% Frappato.
  • VINEY ARD YEAR: 1995.
  • YIELD PER HECT ARE: 80 quintals.
  • CULT IVATION SYSTEM: Espallier.
  • PLANTING DENSITY: 4000 / 5000 plants per hectare.
  • HARVEST PERIOD: 2nd / 3nd decade of September.
  • VINIFICATION: In red with skins maceration.
  • FERMENTATI ON TANKS: Stainless-steel, 150 hl. capacity.
  • FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 18° / 20°C.
  • AGEING: Refining in stailess-steel.
  • BOTTLING PERIOD: End ofFebruary.
  • MACERATION PERIOD: 8-15 days over skyn.
  • ALCOHOL TENT: 13,00% vol.
  • AGEING CAPACITY: 3 year.
TERRIOR
  • ALTITUDE: 500 meters above sea level.
  • MICROCLIMATE: Rainy winters moderate tempera tures, and dry hot summers.
  • SOIL: Medium texture soil to calcareous.
ORGANOLECTIC PROFILE
  • COLOR: Deep ruby red.
  • BOUQUET: Intense,persistent, and spiced with accents of wild berries.
  • TASTE: Full bodied an d tannic.
  • SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 – 18°C.
  • FOOD TO PAIR WITH: Fresh cheeses and cold cutslsalami. Matches well with fish dishes.
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