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SP68 Rosso Arianna Occhipinti 2023
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SP68 Rosso Arianna Occhipinti 2023

Occhipinti Arianna

SP68 Rosso by Arianna Occhipinti is a red wine based on Frappato and Nero d'Avola, vinified and aged in traditional cement tanks. It expresses territorial notes of berries, humus and dark spices, pleasantly wild. The taste is soft and fresh, of good persistence




Terre Siciliane IGT


Frappato 70%, Nero d'Avola 30%


Alcohol content

12.5 %


75 cl Bottle


Maceration and fermentation with natural yeasts in concrete vats for 30 days with daily pumping over and punching


6 months in steel

Filosofia produttiva

Triple A, Indigenous yeasts, Natural

Additional Notes

Contains sulfites


Arianna Occhipinti's Rosso "SP68" is a true Sicilian flagship, a squeeze of territory of disarming drinkability. Arianna Occhipinti is one of the best known women in artisanal wine, a pioneer of an agricultural approach that although it may seem as logical and obvious as possible, must still be communicated as a different or countercultural choice. In this Arianna is doubly gifted, in that in addition to being a sensitive winemaker she is also a skilled speaker, a combination that has allowed her wines to carve out an important space on the Italian scene. The setting is that of Vittoria, and of the splendid southeastern Sicily, where traditional local grape varieties such as Nero d'Avola, Frappato, Albanello and Moscato varieties are cultivated without manipulation, and pure and essential liquids are obtained, capable, however, of bringing the warmth of the local soil as a dowry.

The "SP68" Rosso wine is made from Frappato and Nero d'Avola varieties, from vineyards trained on guyot and resting on red limestone soils. In the vineyard the dictates of organic farming are followed, excluding the use of chemicals or synthetic substances and helping only a little copper and sulfur. In the cellar, spontaneous alcoholic fermentation is carried on in concrete tanks for 30 days with daily pumping over and punching down. The liquid does not undergo clarification or filtration before bottling.

"SP68" Rosso di Occhipinti presents itself in the glass with an intense and bright ruby color. The nose, engaging and territorial, squares hints of carob, herbs, juniper and small red fruits, and returns a profile made of warmth and finesse. The masterfully balanced sip is smooth and tasty, constantly balanced by just the right amount of freshness and delicate tannic friction. Indispensable must.


Ruby red


Fresh and soft, with sweet tannins and good length


Intense fruity and spicy with notes of currant, earth, thyme, dark spices and a hint wild