frappato il gattopardo


Il Gattopardo

Grape variety: Frappato
Denomination: I.G.P terre siciliane
Alcohol: 13.0%
Zone production: (western Sicily) Trapani, Marsala, Salemi and nearby areas
Territory: altitude from 150 to 400 m asl, mainly flat terrain with medium-textured soils with a good content of organic matter
Vineyard: vertical shoot positioning trellised vines, with Guyot pruning and 3500/4000 plant density per hectare
Vinification: maceration with the skins 16-18 days at 26° C. Racking, storage and maturation in concrete tanks.

Tasting notes
Color: intense red with violet reflections
Smell: spicy, structured with notes of red fruit fresh
Taste: soft, balanced and supported by soft tannins
Longevità: 36 months in prosper storage conditions
Serving temperature: 12/14°C
Pairing: goes well with cold cuts, white meats, game, smoked cheeses and herbs