Valle dell'Acate

Il Frappato di Vittoria

8.8208 ratings
8.942 pro ratings
Vittoria, Sicily, Italy
Frappato
Top Notes For
Emily Kresie-Harrington

2013 vintage. Tart cherry, raspberry, stewed strawberry, violets, cola/Dr. Pepper. Lends itself well to a little chill. Light tannins and quite a bit of acid.

2013 vintage. Tart cherry, raspberry, stewed strawberry, violets, cola/Dr. Pepper. Lends itself well to a little chill. Light tannins and quite a bit of acid.

Aug 12th, 2018
Michael Housewright

Writer/Photographer Wine Enthusiast Magazine

9.1

Markedly better than another "serious" producer's Frappato I recently had. Light in color and elegant on the palate. This is a wine that Pinot Noir cannot supplant for the cuisine of the Mediterranean. If you have not tried this variety, go for it. 20 bucks will serve you well.

Markedly better than another "serious" producer's Frappato I recently had. Light in color and elegant on the palate. This is a wine that Pinot Noir cannot supplant for the cuisine of the Mediterranean. If you have not tried this variety, go for it. 20 bucks will serve you well.

2 people found it helpfulJan 14th, 2015
jerod peitsmeyer

amazing to drink this in sicily, where it's grown. so vibrant.

amazing to drink this in sicily, where it's grown. so vibrant.

Jun 3rd, 2017
Mark Oldman

Light as a feather, smells like a Ferragamo wallet

Light as a feather, smells like a Ferragamo wallet

May 10th, 2017
Giuseppe LoCascio

Absolutely delicious, bravi!Tons of raspberry fruit and sweet spices...well done!!

Absolutely delicious, bravi!Tons of raspberry fruit and sweet spices...well done!!

Dec 29th, 2015
Courtney Cochran

Sommelier/Host hiptastes.com

9.4

Pinot-like color, all singularly beautiful on nose and palate. Black olive and cherry, rose. Tart palate that is all about tautness and perfume, then crunchy cherry, lilac, rock candy and soil. Let me put it this way: the minerality sings, the rest is a side note. A not-so-prestigious #Sicilia wine stepping out front and center in my evening, and winning.

Pinot-like color, all singularly beautiful on nose and palate. Black olive and cherry, rose. Tart palate that is all about tautness and perfume, then crunchy cherry, lilac, rock candy and soil. Let me put it this way: the minerality sings, the rest is a side note. A not-so-prestigious #Sicilia wine stepping out front and center in my evening, and winning.

Sep 11th, 2015
Mark Lindzy

Solid red for pasta with red sauce and other regional dishes, like my eggplant Parmesan.

Solid red for pasta with red sauce and other regional dishes, like my eggplant Parmesan.

Jun 26th, 2015
Elisabetta Tosi

Wine Blogger Vinopigro

8.7

Fruity and silky, a good wine for tuna fish! #SiciliaEP15

Fruity and silky, a good wine for tuna fish! #SiciliaEP15

Apr 15th, 2015
Jeff Burrows

Light bright strawberries, takes a bit of a chill nicely. Exc choice w/ seafood

Light bright strawberries, takes a bit of a chill nicely. Exc choice w/ seafood

Mar 31st, 2015
Jameson Fink

Host Wine Without Worry podcast

9.5

Love this wine. Fresh, lively, distinct.

Love this wine. Fresh, lively, distinct.

Jan 21st, 2015