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Occhipinti Il Frappato 2014

$44.99
$38.24

SKU 15534

750ml

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Long known as a blending grape, Frappato, in the hand of Arianna Occhipinti, becomes an extraordinary wine. 70% of the wine is macerated for 2 months on its skins, while the other 30% stayed on its skins for 8 months.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Brand Occhipinti
Alcohol/vol 13%
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Wine EnthusiastThis earthy red opens with funky but appealing aromas of tilled soil, crushed black olive and ripe berry. The juicy, medium-bodied palate provides crunchy tart red cherry, succulent raspberry, ground pepper, energizing mineral and a gamey note. Ripe tannins and bright acidity provide the framework.

Kerin O'Keefe, August 1, 2016