COS 2015 Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico DOCG
Item Number: 12684
Sub Region: Ragusa
Appellation/AVA: Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico DOCG
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 60% Nero d'Avola / 40% Frappato
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 13
Viticulture: Practicing Biodynamic
Soil Type: Red with subalpine sands and limestone with layers of clay and calcareous tufa
Elevation: 230 meters asl
Vineyard Notes: The COS Cerasuolo comes from estate parcels in Fontane where the winery is located. The average vine age is 25 years. Harvest is manual.
Vinification Notes: Spontaneous fermentation on the skins occurs in concrete tanks with indigenous yeast. The wine ages in Slavonian oak botti for 18 months followed by one year in the bottle before release.
91pts (2016 Vintage) Vinous 8/6/2019
"Spicy nuances to the bright red cherry and floral perfume. Then fresh but dense with stony nuances to the herb and red/dark fruit flavors. Finishes long with tarry elements."