"The 2016 Rami (Inzolia 50% and Grecanico 50%) is a gorgeous, beguiling, utterly exotic wine. Tobacco, dried herbs, orange peel, sage, rosemary and smoke are all woven together on a deep, broad-shouldered frame. A gorgeous, expressive wine, the Rami is loaded with pure class. Hints of honey, orange peel and hazelnuts add further complexity with time. Rami undergoes spontaneous fermentation in concrete tanks on the skins with indigenous yeast, and it normally spends 15 days on the skins. It is then aged in concrete vats for nine months followed by three months in the bottle before release."~Distributor Notes
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The taste of Africa jumps out at you not just from the various architectural ruins but also more importantly from the vegetation: olive, carob and almond trees and vines abound. The climate as well recalls Africa with its red, ochre and yellow tones.
Three friends founded Azienda Agricola COS, in 1980: Giambattista Cilia, Cirino Strano and Giusto Occhipinti. The acronym of their last names is where the name for the winery – COS – comes from.
OUR WINES TELL OUR STORY AND THE STORY OF OUR ANCESTRAL LANDS.
For over 3000 years, the Earth has had grape vines. This is an extraordinary gift that we have been given and that we have received with humility and work with in our own way. We are always looking to work as artists in terms of our concept of a wine. This has enabled us to undertake a very difficult path but one that we are fully satisfied with and that we intend to pursue wholeheartedly. For the past 30 years, we have been creating our history and putting it into every glass of our wine, our story, the story of our ancestral lands.