Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG dates from 2005 and is the first DOCG on the Italian region of Sicily having been granted DOC status in 1973. It is a red wine from the Ragusa area in the southern part of the Italian island. The wine, a red, is made from 50-70% Nero d’Avola and 30-50% Frappato.
Terroir: The zone lies in south east Sicily in the hills inland from the coast between Ragusa and Gela across the provinces of Ragusa (RG), Caltagirone (CL) and Caltanissetta (CT).
Communes: Acate (RG). | Butera (CL). | Caltagirone (CT). | Camerina (RG). | Chiaramonte Gulfi (RG). | Comiso (RG). | Gela (CL). | Licodia Eubea (CT). | Mazzarino (CL). | Mazzarone (CT). | Niscemi (CL). | Niscemi (CL). | Ragusa (RG) in part. | Riesi (CL). | Santa Croce Camerina (RG). | Vittoria (RG).
Vineyard area: 200 hectares.
Certified organic: COS.