Located in Sicily ’s south-eastern Val di Noto province, the Occhipinti family is synonymous with the Frappato grape that underpins Siciliy’s only DOCG: Cerasuolo di Vittoria. Arianna kicked off in 2004, making wines in a family farmhouse, before transferring, in 2013, to a purpose-built winery, where her 22 hectares of Frappato and Nero d’Avola, along with one-and-a-half hectares of intense Albanello and Zibibbo white grapes, are vinified using cement and Stockinger barrels (Slavonian, German, Austrian oak).

Tasting Notes

A dark ruby red color. Its perfume is a real explosion of intensity and complexity. Notes of red fruit, currant and plum, are embellished with Mediterranean hints of myrtle, tobacco, sweet spices. Taste is enveloping and full, engaging and very long. A wonderfully balanced, deep and reactive wine, infinite in participation and persistence.