COS 2011 'Contrada' Sicilia IGT
Item Number: 12686
Sub Region: Ragusa
Appellation/AVA: Sicilia IGT
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Nero d'Avola
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 wine is produced from 50-year-old Nero d'Avola grapes sourced from estate vineyards in the area of Bastonaca in the Vittoria region of Sicily. Harvest is manual.
Vinification: Spontaneous fermentation on the skins occurs in concrete with indigenous yeast. The wine ages in large Slavonian oak for 24 months followed by two to three years in the bottle before release.