Cerasuolo di Vittoria D.O.C.G.
Production zone and city: area of
Bastonaca, Vittoria (RG) South-East Sicily.
Grape varieties: Frappato 40%, Nero d'Avola
Vineyards facing: South-East.
Altitude: 250 metres.
Soil type: medium consistency; formed
of subalpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone-silicaceous
nature, interwoven with compact strata of fresh clay
and calcareous tufa.
Training system: spurred cordon with
the fruit cane 70 cm. high.
Planting density: 5000 vines/hectare.
Average age of vines in production:
Yield: 50 ql.
Harvest period: end september.
Fermentation equipment: concret tanks
with electronic control of temperature.
Fermentation temperature: 30°-33°
Length of ageing: 18 to 24 months.