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Pettineo - 2017 - Arianna Occhipinti

A nose with notes of wild berries, completely focused on the fruit. Palate: a rich and elegant juice with silky tannins and beautiful, refined acidity to balance the whole. A magnificent single-vineyard cuvée, and an unparalleled expression of the Sicilian terroir.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Low-sulfite
Appellation
Terre Siciliane IGP
Degree of alcohol
12.5 %
To drink from
2020 to 2027
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€52.00
VAT included

A 100% Frappato cuvée from a single vineyard parcel, known as Pettineo, where the free growing vines reach an impressive height. Arianna works her parcel here with tremendous precision. The 60-year-old vines are farmed organically and planted on sandy soils with a 50-cm or so layer of small limestone pebbles. Arianna's vinification here is as precise as ever, without any additives, maturation in Slovenian barrels that have seen several wines, and just a microdose of sulphur at bottling.

Arianna Occhipinti

Arianna Occhipinti

Arianna Occhipinti organically cultivates 10 ha of vines and 15 ha of olive trees in the south of Sicily, near Vittoria. A dynamic young woman, cheerful and passionate, she’s a pure child of Sicily. Her organic vineyard is planted with Albanello and Zibibbo for the whites, Nero d’Avola and Frappato for the reds. These local grape varieties are planted on parcels oriented to the north and at...

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