From the Sicilian dialect, “frappatu” indicates the fruit fragrance that unequivocally defines the wine bouquet that comes from its grapes. The Frappato Costadune is in fact a young wine captivating for its marked fruity hints of black cherry and pomegranate. A red that should be served chilled and pairs perfectly even with fish.
Territory of origin
Menfi, south-west of Sicily
Terre Siciliane IGT
2nd week of september
After a maceration and a fermentation for 6-8 days at 22-25°C, maturing requires 3-5 months in steel vats.
Vineyards are stretched along south and west facing hills on clay sand soils
250mt above sea level
Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4300-5000 plants/ha.
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The wine is ruby-red with purplish reflections, on the nose it has notes of sour and black cherry, red fruits and sweet spices. On the palate it is sapid and has a good persistence.
The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.