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COS, 2018 Pithos Rosso, Vittoria Rosso DOC


Producer

COS

Vintage

2018

Region

ItalySicilia

Appellation

Vittoria Rosso DOC

Cuvée

Pithos Rosso

Varietal

Nero d'Avola, Frappato

Farming

Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Low Sulfur Vinification & Aging, Skin contact, Amphora aged, Amphora fermented, Indigenous yeast fermented

60% Nero d’Avola, 40% Frappato di Vittoria. Estate grown in Bastonica, Vittoria. 25 year old vines.

Red clay soils soils with subalpine sands composed of limestone & silica. 230 meters elevation.

Spontaneous fermentation on the skins in terracotta amphorae with indigenous yeasts. Aged in amphorae for 9 months followed by 3 months in bottle before release.

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