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Cos Frappato - Buon Vino Natural Wines
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Cos Frappato 2016

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£22.00

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One Line Description Cos Frappato, vibrant, strawberry, clean and juicy, Natural Sicilian red wine
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country Italy Italian
Region Sicily, Italy
Producer Cos
Vintage 2016
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blend 100% Frappato
Alcohol 12 %
Terroir Vineyards facing: South-East. | Altitude: 250 metres. | Soil type: medium consistency; formed of subalpine sands of Pliocene origin, of limestone-silicaceous nature, interwoven with compact strata of fresh clay and calcareous tufa. |
Maturation Ageing period: 12 months in concret tanks with electronic control of temperature
Production Detail Biodynamic
Decanter Specialist Organic Wine Retailer 2017 Winner
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Cos Frappato, vibrant, strawberry, clean and juicy, Natural Sicilian red wine. Frappato has a warm ruby colour, not especially dense but bright and truly red, without blue or purple tones, even though it is still a young wine. The aromas are charming: fragrant wild strawberries and hint of candied orange peel and light spice, maybe cinnamon. The polished texture is silky but definite, with a fine balance of clear fruit and structure (tannins and acidity) to give it depth and length.. It is unoaked, complex and layered, juicy but not simple. Simply delicious!


COS was started by Giusto Occhipinti with two classmates back in the early 1980s. On a shoestring budget, the three friends vinified the grapes from their parents' vineyards. They went on a journey that led them from oak to concrete to amphorae and from modernism to non-interventionist wine making. Now they are well established as one of Sicily's leading exponents of biodynamic production and make wines of freshness and aromatic expression.

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    Gasperino Costa 01/12/2016

    I love the wine.. I am from sicilia and I drink it all the time.. I will order a lot more from Bv thanks

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