COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2014 DOCG

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This is a tremendous wine and is my favorite bottle in this excellent series. The 2014 Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico reveals beautiful integrity and elegance with wild raspberry, blue flower and raw pistachio nut that is a bit sweet and salty at the same time. Buoyant and bright berry fruit takes center stage and although there are some post-fermentation aromas that might stick out to some experts, I embrace them as an integral part of this unique wine’s distinctive personality. The bouquet is almost electric. It has many elements that recall a young Nebbiolo with powdered licorice, cola and dried ginger. I tasted this wine from vat and tasted it again as a finished product. The label has been restyled to boast one of the most distinctive and contemporary designs I have even seen in Italian wine.

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Area of production:  Vittoria (RG), South-Eastern of Sicily.

Grapes variety:  Frappato di Vittoria 40%, Nero d’Avola 60%

Agriculture:  Organic.

Altitude:  230 Meters a.s.l.

Soil:  red soil, medium consistency; formed of subalpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone-Siliceous nature.

Training system: Guyot.

Planting density:  5.000 vines/hectare.

Average age of vines in production:  25 years.

Harvest period:  end of September, first days of October.

Fermentation:  spontaneous on the skins with indigenous yeasts.

Aging:  Slavonian barrels and bottle.

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bottle, case (10% DISCOUNT-6 bottles)

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