Cerasuolo di Vittoria "Hybla" DOC NICOSIA
|Grapes||60% Nero d’Avola, 40% Frappato|
|Winery headquarter||NICOSIA - Trecastagni (CT) - Via Luigi Capuana, 65|
|Bottle size||Standard bottle|
|Combination||Cold cuts and salami, Roast meat, Cockerel grilled, Grilled meat, pork knuckle baked, Cannelloni, Pasta all'amatriciana, Medium-aged cheeses|
|Style||Medium-bodied and fragrant|
|Wine list||Sicilia DOC|
Hybla is a new interpretation of the Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG produced by the Nicosia winery. It is made by the blend of Nero d’Avola and Frappato with a beautiful cherry color and a rich red fruits aroma with floral hints. The taste is soft and full. The cultivation soil is sandy and it is located at 200-250 meters above the sea level. The cultivation method is the trellised with the cordon spur pruning for the Nero d’Avola and Guyot for the Frappato grapes. The manual picking takes place in September with a short cold maceration for 24 hours and the fermentation for 10-15 days at 22-24°C. The aging period in steel followed by a barrel’s passage and finally 6 months in bottle.
Characteristics of the Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG
It has an intense cherry aroma with purple reflections. The smell is extremely fruity with strawberry and blackberry aromas. The taste is balanced, soft and structured.
Suggested pairings with this great wine of the Nicosia winery
This red wine is perfect with grilled meats, cold cuts and middle aged cheeses. It must be served at 16°C in a wide wine glass.