- Red Still, Dry
- Italy, IGP Terre Siciliane
- Nero d’Avola
- 1619 UAH
Azienda Agricola COS was founded in 1980 by three friends: Giambattista Cilia, Giusto Occhipinti, and Cirino Strano. The name is just an acronym of their family names (in case you didn’t notice). The trio is known for the transformation of Cerasuolo di Vittoria wine from DOC to DOCG level (the only one on the island), as their 2005 release was the first to bear the new designation.
COS started its adventure with biodynamic farming and neutral terracotta vases. In 2007 (after moving to a new location), they decided to get rid of all their oak barrels in favour of 150 huge amphoras.
2023-06-08 - 8.00
This wine was on my list for a long time and I’ve tasted it at last. Intense and approachable 100% Nero d’Avola. Mulberry, black currant, dried flowers, smoke and gouache. Lovely acidity combined with powerful tanin. A bit commercial (in terms of style), but it’s beautiful.