Vittoria Rosso - 2019 - Giusto Occhipinti
Complex and evolving nose with notes of cherry, plum, violet, undergrowth, pepper... Super silky mouthfeel, it is truly elegant and long. Open 30 minutes before tasting, worth decanting.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vittoria Rosso DOC
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2028
40th Vintage (!!!) for this blend of 60% Nero d'Avola and 40% Frappato di Vittoria, from 25-year-old vines farmed organically and planted on red limestone and silica soils at an altitude of 240 metres. Located in the region of Vittoria, in southeast Sicily, close to the Azienda COS. The grapes are harvested by hand, followed by maceration in vats with indigenous yeasts, gentle pressing, maturation in Slavonian barrels that have seen several wines, and finally ageing in bottles.
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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