La Selezione


DOC Sicilia

An atypical Frappato, grown on soils very different from its homeland. In fact, the terroir of south-eastern Sicily is replaced by soils and climates of north-eastern Sicily: for this reason the Frappato of  La Selezione Tenute Orestiadi represents a unicum of its kind.

DOC Sicilia
Black soil 200 metres above sea level
Bright red color with delicate violet hues
The bouquet is fresh and inviting, with delicate floreal hints and red fruits
Smooth and well balanced with a very lively acidity. The finish is intensely velvety and persistent
Spaghetti alla Norma, medium cheeses, grilled meats, lamb stew
The wine is aged for about 4 months in steel tanks and replaced for about 8-10 months in French oak tonneaux. Aging is completed inside the bottle lying on its side for about 6 months.
Medaglia d’Oro Berliner Wein Trophy 2017, Medaglia d’Argento Mundus Vini 2017

Black Soil

On the gentle hills of the Trapani hinterland, we find this type of land, rich in silt-clay substances, compact and resistant to drought. Thanks to its characteristics it appears to be the ideal habitat for the farming of many varieties, of both red and white grapes, and becomes for us the perfect soil for the cultivation of our Syrah and Nero d\'Avola. The latter is used as varietal as well as blended for Ludovico, wine dedicated to Ludovico Corrao and the jewel in the crown of the cellar.