Grape Variety: Frappato.
Geographic Appellation: Terre Siciliane, Italy.
Purchased From: Woodland Hills Wine Company; Woodland Hills, California and another Matt Bayless wine selection.
Paired With: Pizza with anchovies, caramelized onions and mozzarella & Parmesan cheese.
Opened one hour before drinking. Clear, dark ruby and purple color with a very slightly lighter rim. Cherry, raspberry and forsythia (Forsythia suspensa) blossom aromas (with just a touch of alcohol on the first pour). VERY, VERY smooth and approachable with a light-medium body and 100-grit texture. Strong, easily identifiable tart cherry, raspberry and strawberry flavors. Ample fresh acidity, plenty of silky tannins and a long finish that ends with a tiny touch of licorice. WOW, great Italian red at a SUPER price. Simply delicious wine that may have the softest dry tannins we have had in a long time. Fresh, easy drinking Sicilian red wine that’s an excellent value.
Alcohol Content: 13%
Closure: Reconstituted cork.
UPC Code: 8 003140 180498
Imported by: de Grazia Imports; Evanston, Illinois.