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COS, 2017 Contrada, Sicilia IGT


Producer

COS

Vintage

2017

Region

ItalySicilia

Appellation

Contrada, Sicilia IGT

Varietal

Nero d'Avola

Farming

Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Low Sulfur Vinification & Aging, Unfined & Unfiltered, Indigenous yeast fermented, Whole Cluster Fermented, Concrete Vat Fermented, Large format barrel aged

Soil Type

Volcanic, Sandy loam, Clay

100% Nero d’Avola. Estate grown in Bastonaca, Vittoria. 50 year old vines planted 8,000 vines per hectare.

Red clay soils with subalpine sands interwoven with layers of limestone. 230 meters elevation.

Spontaneous fermentation on the skins in concrete vats using indigenous yeasts. Aged in Slavonian botti.

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