The SP 68 Sicilia Rosso IGT 2019 of the young and talented Arianna Occhipinti comes from the Province of Ragusa, in the splendid scenery of the Iblei Mountains, where 18 hectares of vineyards and 12 hectares of olive groves and arable land are cultivated organically. The grapes that make up the SP 68 Rosso are Frappato di Vittoria at 70% and Nero d'Avola at 30%, coming from vineyards at 280 meters above sea level on calcareous soil with shallow red sands. The vineyard has an extension of 6.00 Ha and is cultivated with Guyot with a yield of 50 q / ha. The vinification involves the mechanical crushing with crusher-destemmer, maceration and fermentation with natural yeasts are carried out in 30 hl steel tanks (for 30 days daily pumping and punching are carried out). Aging on the fine lees lasts 6 months, after which the wine rests for two months in the bottle. No clarification and filtration are provided.
Dark ruby red, the nose expresses all its Mediterranean soul thanks to an olfactory profile composed of notes of red fruits, thyme and dark spices. A wild nod introduces a fresh, engaging and very pleasant taste. Excellent for balance and punctuality of the tannin, it closes with a nice fruity memory.
Wine to enjoy in its first years of life.
Taste it at a temperature of 16 ° -18 ° C with baked meats.
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"I live in Vittoria and I love what I do, the wine, the vineyard, the stone walls, the dry grass and my drought land. The sun that rises, early in the morning, from the Monti Iblei, those mountains I see from Fossa di Lupo, my district, while the sky blushes in layers and the warm light spreads among the rows of vines. This is what I live and that wine allows me to live in. And this is what I would like to do forever. grapes of this land, Frappato and Nero d'Avola, I find myself in their expression, in their being harmonious and unequal, I adore their strength to know how to bring in a past and a future at the same time. to understand the needs of the earth, poor and dry, without disturbing it in its becoming or changing its appearance, trying to gather what it can offer and that we believe is in reality a unique balance. "