COS, Frappato
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Organic

COS, Frappato - 2022

Item # 42169 750mL

Frappato from the Vittoria area of the island that was aged in concrete vats after a spontaneous fermentation. The fruit is dark yet accessible and makes for a great red wine to drink with a slight chill.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


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Staff Pick Notes

We all owe it to COS to pick up a bottle of their wine. Without the work of the 3 friends who founded the winery, you would have half the variety and quality in this section. They harvested their first vintage in 1980 with the simple ambition of restoring quality to Sicilian winemaking. This involved vinifying native varietals and farming using organic practices and biodynamic principles. Other winemakers followed suit and now Sicily is heralded as one of the great natural wine regions. COS’ Frappato has a predominant character of ripe, juicy red berries. Along with that you’ll find subtle notes of herbs and tea leaves. The tannins are tiny, so serve this at around 50 degrees. I loved it with my salad of smoked duck breast, greens, and sherry vinaigrette.

- CP

About the Producer

Giambattista Cilia, Giusto Occhipinti and Cirano Strano Sicily, Italy Azienda Agricola COS was founded in 1980 by Giambattista Cilia, Giusto Occhipinti and Cirino Strano. These three old school friends started out making wines for pleasure and ended up transforming the future of Sicilian wine. COS is an acronym of their partnership. The trio made quite a splash when the company debuted; they...

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