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Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2016

Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico


Cerasuolo di Vittoria is the emblematic wine of Cos, the winery belonging to Giusto Occhipinti and G...


/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2016


Alcohol content


Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016


Cerasuolo di Vittoria is the emblematic wine of Cos, the winery belonging to Giusto Occhipinti and Giambattista Cilia, and offers one of the best interpretations of this denomination. Made from the Nero d'Avola (60%) and Frappato (40%) varieties, the first grape ages in oak barrels and the second in concrete tanks. The result is a rich wine, yet delightfully smooth, expressive and vibrant. In the glass it appears a deep ruby-red colour and emanates equally profound aromas: dried flowers, red fruits, spices, damp earth, on a background of bushes and Mediterranean undergrowth. An intense, precise, refined and elegant bouquet.

On the palate, it comes over as uniform, supple, light, and graceful. Flavoursome and invigorating, it offers a great variety of notes which highlight flowers again, forest fruits and pipe tobacco. Rounded, and in extremely good condition, it has a long persistence with hints of almonds.

Velvety and well-balanced, a tremendously appealing and irresistible wine.

Food pairing

Roasted poultry / Pasta all'amatriciana / Arrosticini / Filetto di tonno in crosta



    Tasting notes

    • ViewRosso rubino
    • Bouquet:Macchia mediterranea / Pepe nero / Intenso / Rosa appassita
    • Mouth:Morbido / Equilibrato / Espressivo / Leggiadro


    • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

    Customer reviews

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    by: Steen Darling (16/04/2019) - Vintage 2015

    One of the best cerasoulo wines.

    Fantastic cerasoulo,with.Mybe the best winemaker of cerasoulo DOCG.Taste of fresh tannins and a taste of plums and chesberry a liittle taste of pebber.

    by: Stefano (06/03/2019) - Vintage 2015

    Refreshing Sicilian natural wine

    Intense cherry aroma, with a hint of spice, Mediterranean herbs. Balanced acidity and smooth tannins. Fermentation in amphorae and natural yeasts.

    by: Ulf Engstrom (22/09/2017) - Vintage 2014

    A little favourite

    This wine has a very interesting taste, a little brett flavour, but not too much. Very well balanced. And from the south of Sicily...!? Thought it would be more fruity, juicy and sweet but it´s not. Excellent wine.

    by: Mikko Lehtonen (18/08/2017) - Vintage 2014

    A wine with a soul

    If you like wines with the taste of their terroir, wines that show the makers passion, this is good choice.

    by: fred (11/10/2017) - Vintage 2014

    superbe vin

    comme souvent cette appellation est superbe chez COS. un vrai coup de coeur surtout sur ce fabuleux millesime 2014 en sicile