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Donnafugata `Bell’Assai` Frappato di Vittoria 2019

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When you desire Wonder.. Explore the scents and flavours of a Sicily that takes you by surprise. Experience the wonders of this region with every sip.

Frappato is an aromatic red grape from the Vittoria area, on the southern east point of Sicily. Usually used in a blend with Nero d’Avola to make Cerasuolo di Vittoria, this is a rare opportunity to taste this perfumed variety on its own.
Brilliant ruby red with violet reflections, Bell’Assai 2019 has intense floral notes of violet and rose on the nose, as well as fruity hints of raspberry and strawberry. It is fresh and fragrant and with a soft tannin that enhances its pleasantness.
We suggest it with salumi, tasty fish dishes such as soups or guazzetti, try with tuna sushi.

ABV 12.5%

Artists Label
Bell’Assai is a girl with personality who offers to the sweet Sicilian breeze the fruits of the vineyards and the scents of the countryside. She represents the spirit of those enterprising families with the love for beauty which have always been animating the territory of Vittoria. An artistic label with which Donnafugata wants to celebrate the love for the beautiful.

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The Rallo family has made wine in Marsala since 1851 and their ancient cellars tunnel beneath the city. They were one of the first families to begin making high quality table wine when sales of traditional Marsala started to decline, launching the Donnafugata label in 1983 and championing the potential of the region's native varieties. Today, Donnafugata has four estates in Sicily: a modern winery and 283 hectares at Contessa Entellina in the hills east of Marsala; 36 hectares in Vittoria to the south eastern point of the island; 68 hectares on the island of Pantelleria; and 18 hectares on the slopes of Etna. Donnafugata means 'fleeing woman' and is a reference to Queen Maria Carolina, who escaped the court of Naples in the early 19th century with her husband, Ferdinand IV of Bourbon, when Napoleon's troops arrived. The couple took refuge in Sicily at the Santa Margherita Belice palace, also the favourite residence of celebrated writer Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and depicted on the 'Mille e una Notte' label.
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Grape type Frappato
Country/Region Italy/Sicily
Goes well with Fish, Sushi
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