The Frappato grape is a red grape variety widely grown on the southeastern coast of Sicily. It produces a light-bodied wine that is a component, with Nero d'Avola, of the island's only DOCG wine, Cerasuolo di Vittoria. Wine from the Frappato grape is ruby red, and clear. On the palate it is fruity, and floral, with medium-light tannins.
Being a light wine with good and easy drinkability, Frappato is very versatile in, pairing with appetizers as well as or savory first courses, like fish soups, tuna, and swordfish. More structured blends of Frappato also compliment meats dishes.