COS 2018 'Zibibbo in Pithos' Terre Siciliane IGP
Item Number: 13542
Sub Region: Ragusa
Appellation/AVA: Terre Siciliane IGP
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 100% Zibibbo
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Biodynamic
Soil Type: Sandy limestone
Elevation: 40 feet
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.