Frappato - 2021 - Giusto Occhipinti
Very aromatic, a lot of personality, nice mediterranean touch, elegant and refined. Notes of red fruits and dried roses, spices and orange peel on the nose. Palate: acidity, freshness, mildly strong, silky tannins.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Terre Siciliane IGP
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
A 100% Frappato cuvée, from young vines (almost 15 years old) cultivated organically and biodynamically, situated on the southeast side of the island, at an altitude of 220 metres, planted on calcareous soils. Vinification: grapes are harvested by hand in small crates, destemmed, macerated for 10 days, and fermented with indigenous yeasts. Matured for about 6 months in cement vats and amphorae, bottled with a micro-dose of sulphur.
Giusto Occhipinti is Arianna ’s uncle, but above all he is her mentor. He founded this vineyard in 1980 with two friends. From the first letters of their three names (Cilia, Occhipinti, Strano) came the name of Domaine COS. From three hectares in 1980, they grew to 10 ha in 1990, then they acquired a further 20 hectares in 2005. Giambattista Cilia and Giusto Occhipinti, who now run the...All wines
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