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Pithos Bianco Cos - Buon Vino Natural Wines
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Pithos Bianco Cos 2015 (Skin Contact White)

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One Line Description Pithos Bianco Cos, Orange Wine, Biodynamic wine, 100% Grecanico, lovely Sicilian flavours.
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country Italy Italian
Region Sicily, Italy
Producer Cos
Vintage 2015
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Grecanico
Alcohol 11.5% abv
Terroir Zone of production: area of Ramingallo | Altitude: 230 metres | Soil type: medium consistency, rich in schelethon
Total Sulphur Level 64 mg/l
Maturation Ageing period: 7 months into amphora in order to obtain the most aromatic expression of the wines
Production Detail Biodynamic
Special Features Vegan
Decanter Specialist Organic Wine Retailer 2017 Winner
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Pithos Bianco Cos, Orange Wine, Biodynamic wine, 100% Grecanico, lovely Sicilian flavours. Pithos Bianco is a cuvée where the grapes are macerated with the skins. The wine is fermented in amphora and manages to be both supple and rounded in the mouth but at the same time grippy, spicy and herbal. Pithos Bianco is quite soft and understated with some floral notes meld into white, yellow stone fruits, peaches and savoury herbs. There are some saline notes and the wine is underpinned by excellent freshness and acidity. It also benefits from relatively low alcohol.




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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