COS 2022 'Nero di Lupo' Nero d'Avola, Terre Siciliane IGP
Item Number: 19298
Sub Region: Ragusa
Appellation/AVA: Terre Siciliane IGP
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Nero d'Avola
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 11.5
Viticulture: Certified Organic
Soil Type: Red with subalpine sands and limestone with layers of clay and calcareous tufa
Elevation: 230 meters
Vineyard Notes: The Nero d'Avola grapes are sourced from estate vineyards in Vittoria. The average vine age is 15 years. Harvest is manual. The winery is certified organic but also practices biodynamic principles.
Vinification Notes: Spontaneous fermentation on the skins occurs with indigenous yeast in concrete tanks. Nero di Lupo ages in concrete vats for nine months followed by three months in the bottle before release.