Azienda Agricola COS Vinicoltori in Vittoria

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 60%.

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: 26 years.

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.

Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico D.O.C.G.