Frappato


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A rare, fruity find from Sicily, Frappato bursts with aromas of sweet red berries and incense spice. It’s sometimes blended with Nero d’Avola to add complexity.

Primary Flavors

  • Dried Strawberry
  • Pomegranate
  • White Pepper
  • Tobacco
  • Clove

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

Low Tannins

Medium Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Aroma Collector

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

Frappato marries well with roasted red pepper and sun-dried tomato. Additionally, you’ll find it perfect for fall harvest harvest foods like roast turkey and cranberry sauce.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly