2014 Cerasuolo di Vittoria organic wine from sicilian top producer Cos is an elegant Cerasuolo expressing the artistic work this winery performs to produce excellent wines. This is an expressive medium body red wine with a pleasant freshness.
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|Grapes||Nero d'Avola 60% and Frappato 40%|
|Wine style||Dry red wine.|
|Pairs with||Pasta and risotto dishes, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Nero d’Avola and Frappato vines for the Cerasuolo di Vittoria red wine grow in the Cos vineyards near Vittoria in southeastern Sicily at an altitude between 240-250 m. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by the fermentation on the skins using natural yeasts. The wine was matured in Slavonian oak barrels and in the bottles.
Colour: Intense dark red.
Bouquet: The nose shows scents of violet, blackberry, cherry, tobacco and black pepper.
Taste: On the palate it is soft and expressive, with a medium body and a pleasant freshness. The finish is persistent.
Longevity 5-10 years.