Area of production: Fontane,Vittoria (RG), South-Eastern Sicily.
Grapes variety: Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 50%.
Altitude: 230 Meters a.s.l.
Soil: red soil, medium consistency; formed of subalpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone - siliceous nature, interwoven with compact layers of fresh clay and calcareous tufa.
Training system: spur cordon.
Planting density: 5.000 vines/hectare.
Average age of vines in production: 25 years.
Harvest period: September.
Fermentation: spontaneous in terracotta amphorae, on the skins with indigenous yeasts.
Aging: Slavonian barrels and bottle.
"WE ARE AT THE FARTHEST TIP OF SOUTH EASTERN SICILY"
The taste of Africa jumps out at you not just from the various architectural ruins but also more importantly from the vegetation: olive, carob and almond trees and vines abound. The climate as well recalls Africa with its red, ochre and yellow tones.
Three friends founded Azienda Agricola COS, in 1980: Giambattista Cilia, Cirino Strano and Giusto Occhipinti. The acronym of their last names is where the name for the winery – COS – comes from.
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