Pithos Vittoria Rosso organic wine from sicilian top producer Cos is an elegant garnet red wine made by the antique method from Nero d’Avola and Frappato grapes, expressing the artistic work this winery performs to produce excellent wines. This is a beautiful fruity and spicy medium body red wine with a nice long finish.
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|Grapes||Nero d'Avola 60% and Frappato di Vittoria 40%|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
|Bouquet||Cherry and the red fruits, spices - cinnamon and ginger.|
|Taste||Velvety, fruity with a great structure and body, a prolonged persistence in the mouth|
|Maturation||In amphorae, concrete tanks and in the bottles.|
|Classification||Vittoria Rosso D.O.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 and Frappato grapes vines for the Pithos Vittoria Rosso redwine have an average age of 25 years and grow in the red sandy soils at Cos vineyards near Vittoria in southeastern Sicily at an altitude between 230-250 meters.
The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by a 7 months maceration and fermentation period in closed terracotta amphorae with spontaneous fermentation on the skins with indigenous yeasts. The wine was matured in amphorae, concrete tanks and in the bottles.
Longevity 5-7 years.