Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG

Cerasuolo di Vittoria See below and Sicilia map, ref #1
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1973; became a DOCG in 2005
Vineyard Area: 151 ha / 373 acres (2018)
Production: 7,350 hl / 81,670 cases (2018)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Frappato, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese)
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 50–70% Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese); 30–50% Frappato

Subzone:

  • Classico

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 8 months (ERD = June 1, V+1); for Classico, minimum approx. 18 months (ERD = March 31, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 02/27/2020