COS, 2019 Vittoria Rosso


Producer


Vintage

2019

Region

ItalySicilia

Appellation

Vittoria Rosso

Varietal

Frappato, Nero d'Avola

Farming

Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Aged in bottle before release, Concrete Vat aged, Concrete Vat Fermented, Estate grown grapes, Hand harvested, Indigenous yeast fermented, Large format barrel aged, Organically Grown Grapes, Unfined & Unfiltered

Soil Type

Clay, Sedimentary Clay

Note

Arrives end Aug/Sept

60% Nero d’Avola, 40% Frappato di Vittoria. Estate grown. 25 year old vines.
Red clay soils with subalpine sands composed of limestone & silica. 230 meters elevation.
Spontaneous fermentation on the skins in concrete vats using indigenous yeasts. Aged in Slavonian oak botti for 18 months followed by 1 year in bottle before release.
Due to a now defunct regulation that required Cerasuolo di Vittoria to attain 13% Alc, the 2019 Cerasuolo was declassified because of only 12.5% Alc.