- Red Still, Dry
- Italy, Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG
- Nero d’Avola, Frappato
- 1852 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.
2021-11-02 - 8.75
Tasted as part of Il Pirata event.
Lovely mixture of “calaurisi” and “rrappato” with notes of cherry, red flowers, leather, dust, black pepper and medicinal herbs. Great balance, delicate and complex and in a good way by still staying friendly, highly approachable and delicious.