The Zibbibo in Pithos from Sicilian top producer Azienda Cos is a unique zibbibo white wine produced in the classical way using terracotta amphorae for both the fermentation and maturation of the wine.
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|Pairs with||It goes very well with dishes based on fish and shellfish. Also excellent with blue cheeses and foie gras, it gives its best with spaghetti with sea urchins. Serve at ~12 C.|
|Bouquet||Intense and expressive bouquet, with notes of candied fruit, dried fruit and sweet spices.|
|Taste||Complex, of great personality, rich and persistent|
|Classification||Terre Siciliane I.G.P.|
The vines for the Zibbibo in Pithos white wine grow in the Cos vineyards near Marsala in Western Sicily at an altitude of around 12 m. The vines have an age of 21 years. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by the fermentation on the skins in terracotta amphorae. The wine was matured for at least 12 months partly in amphorae and partly in the bottles.
Colour: Golden yellow.
Bouquet: Intense and expressive bouquet, with notes of candied fruit, dried fruit and sweet spices
Taste: Complex, of great personality, rich and persistent
Longevity 3-5 years.