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Azienda Agricola COS

COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2017


no added sulfur

Country: Italy

Region: Sicily

Type: Red Wine

Grape: Nero D'Avola/Frappato

Giusto Occhipinti of COS is a benchmark producer in the Vittoria appellation of Sicily, and certainly one of the most important, influential, producers in all of Sicily if not Italy as a whole. The winery was founded in 1980 by three friends, Giambattista Cilia, Giusto Occhipinti, and Cirino Strano. The initials of their last names form the winery’s name. The winery is practicing organic and ferments in amphorae using natural, ambient yeast.

Dark berry aromas with cassis, wild raspberry and dried blueberry, and a velvety texture. This wine is delicate and smooth, with well-integrated tannins that give the wine a firm backbone.