COS - CERASUOLO Di Vittoria Rosso DOCG 2021 750ml (12.5% ABV)

COS - CERASUOLO Di Vittoria Rosso DOCG 2021 750ml (12.5% ABV)

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The Cerasuolo di Vittoria (COS has had to de-classify this Cerasuolo DOCG as a simple Vittoria rosso DOC since they do not follow every rule in place - "in this vintage we had to declassify it only because the alcohol was less than the minimum required by law (13%) for this wine."

soil is red subalpine sand, limestone, clay, calcareous tufa

230m elevation, estate parcels in Fontane where the winery is located. The average vine age is 26 years. Vegan friendly. 

deep ruby red color. It has aromas of dried cherry, chocolate, smoke, herb and spice. It gains some licorice notes with time in the glass. Soft round fruity medium bodied palate with a good dose of acidity. The wines gives off dried cherry, truffle and smoky flavors in the mouth. Long finish. Complex and worthy of a few more years in the cellar. 

region: Fontane, Sicily, Italy

varietal: 60% Nero d'Avola, 40% Frappato. 

style: red

farming/cellar: Certified organic & practicing biodynamic, hand harvested, Spontaneous fermentation on the skins occurs in concrete tanks with indigenous yeast. The wine ages in Slavonian oak botti for 18 months followed by one year in the bottle before release, unfined, unfitlered, low so2