Contrada from Sicilian top producer Cos an elegant organic ruby red Nero d’Avola wine expressing the artistic work this winery performs to produce excellent wines. The grapes come from more than 50 years old vines growing at an altitude of 230 near Vittoria in South-Eastern Sicily. This is an expressive fresh full-body red wine characterized by a great balance and a decisive and persistent finish.
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|Producer||Azienda Agricola COS|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||A period in Slavonian oak-barrels and in the bottle.|
|Bouquet||Beautiful notes of small red fruits, dried violet, brine and thyme.|
|Taste||Fresh, very fine, characterized by a great balance and a decisive and persistent finish, with notes of pomegranate.|
|Pairs with||A wine for the whole meal, ideal to accompany tasty meat dishes and roasts. Serving temperature 16-18 C.|
The Cos winery is a unique winery producing wines using both ancient amfora production technology as well as modern techniques.
The Nero d’Avola vines for the Contrada redwine have an age of around years and grow in the red sandy soils at Cos vineyards near Vittoria in southeastern Sicily at an altitude of 230 meters. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by spontaneous fermentation on the skins with indigenous yeasts. The wine was matured in Slavonian barrels and in the bottles.
Longevity 5-10 years.