COS, 2017 Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico delle Fontane DOCG


Producer


Vintage

2017

Region

Italy

Appellation

Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico delle Fontane DOCG

Varietal

Frappato, Nero d'Avola

Farming

Low/No Sulfur Vinification, Organic & Biodynamic

Vinification

Concrete Vat Fermented, Indigenous yeast fermented, Large format barrel aged, Skin contact

Soil Type

Chalky Limestone, Sandy loam

Note

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60% Nero d’Avola, 40% Frappato di Vittoria. Estate grown in Fontane, Vittoria. 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 with indigenous yeasts. Aged in Slavonian oak botti for 24 months followed by 3 months in bottle before release.