COS 2017 'Zibibbo in Pithos' Terre Siciliane IGP

COS 2017 'Zibibbo in Pithos' Terre Siciliane IGP

Item Number: 12692

UPC: 8-033749750402

Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Sub Region: Ragusa
Appellation/AVA: Terre Siciliane IGP
Vintage: 2017
Grape(s): 100% Zibibbo
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 6
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Biodynamic
Soil Type: Sandy limestone
Elevation: 12 meters

Vineyard Notes: The Zibibbo grapes are sourced from vineyards in Marsala, Sicily. The average vine age is 21 years.

Vinification Notes: Spontaneous fermentation on the skins with indigenous yeast lasts ten to fifteen days in amphorae. The wine then ages for six months in amphorae before being racked to concrete tanks for further refinement. COS bottles the Zibibbo and lets it rest for another three months before release.

Reviews

  • Vinous
    Rating: 92 (8/6/2019)

    Clean and fresh with a very recognizable varietal character of orange blossom, lime, grapefruit and raisins on the nose and in the mouth. Finishes long and suave with a sharp gingery nuance and a touch of earth. Lovely.