Wine Santa Tresa, "Rina Russa" Frappato, Terre Siciliane IGT, 2019
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Reviews of purchase Santa Tresa, "Rina Russa" Frappato, Terre Siciliane IGT, 2019
The wine is dark ruby color.
Taste wine, dry, elegant, well-structured, with a soft texture and a long finish.
Intense, full-bodied, bright flavor of wine filled with tones of ripe fruit, complemented by a delicate shade of nutmeg.
The wine goes well with roasted or grilled red meats, sausages, ham, smoked meats, cheeses, pasta.
Wine "Pithos" Rosso is made of two Sicilian grape varieties grown in Victoria in the south-east of Sicily, at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level. Rich, diverse, medium consistency soil vineyards composed of subapenninskih Pliocene sands of times, limestone and silica, alternating with layers of clay and tuff. The average age of the vines is 27 years. Crop harvested in late September and October. Fermentation takes place in 400-liter terracotta amphorae at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C. Then the wine is aged for 10 months in the cellars of the winery.
Azienda Agricola COS, founded in 1980, was named after the initials of its creators - Giambattista Cilia, Cirino Strano and Giusto Occhipinti. Friends, two of whom received a degree in architecture, and the third - the physician, decided to unite and continue the work of their ancestors - viticulture and winemaking. The company follows the principles of biodynamic farming to maintain balance and harmony of the nature of wine to express the depth of soil terroir character. For the same reason for the vinification and aging used concrete tanks and terracotta pots that do not bring in a bunch of wine characteristic aroma of oak. In 2005, the company acquired an extraordinary wine cellar XIX and began construction of a new winery, which was opened in 2007. Since 2005, the vineyards of Sicily received the status of DOCG. COS today is synonymous with the area Cerasuolo, rigor and respect for the traditions of fine quality. Intuition three friends we owe the revival of the region of Victoria and its extraordinary wines.
Winery Santa Tresa is located in the commune of Vittoria, in the southeast of Sicily, at an altitude of 24 meters above sea level. The total area of the estate is 50 hectares, of which 39 hectares are occupied by vines. There is one experimental plot in the vineyards, which is completely cultivated using organic methods and is dedicated to the discovery of local traditional vines according to their biotypes.
Each stage of wine production, from the cultivation of vines, and ending with bottling, is carried out under the strict guidance of leading experts. The high quality of the products is confirmed by the high marks of the world's leading wine critics.