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Cerasuolo di Vittoria "Hybla" DOC NICOSIA

Sicily
Sicilia DOC
2015
Sku: 1826
out of stock

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
89/100
2019

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
NICOSIA
Region
Sicily
Wine list:
Sicilia DOC
Denomination:
Sicilia DOC
Vintage:
2015
Grapes:
60% Nero d’Avola, 40% Frappato
Alcohol:
13,50%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Cold meats and salami, Roast meat, Cockerel grilled, Grilled meat, pork knuckle baked, Cannelloni, Pasta all'amatriciana, Medium-aged cheeses

Descrizione vino

Hybla Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG

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 and the proof is 13.5%.

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