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COS Nero di Lupo 2015 750ml
COS Nero di Lupo 2015 750ml
Price: $29.99

Nero d'Avola, indigenous to Sicilia, makes a deep purple, weighty and brooding wine that glints with dark cherry and wafts with minerals; in its Nero di Lupo, COS turns that grape into something that’s magical. Leather, underbrush, espresso and spices frame the juicy red and brambly black fruits of this ’15 Nero di Lupo. Balancing its lushness with chewy tannins and a serious core of minerality, this wine glides across the palate with feral grace. An ideal companion to grilled lamb or hearty stews, this organic Nero d’Avola ferments with natural yeasts and ages in cement; it’ll drink for the next five years, if not longer.
COS Nero di Lupo 2016 750ml
COS Nero di Lupo 2016 750ml
Price: $29.99

Graceful, powerful, and inky dark, the ’16 Nero di Lupo evokes its name in its animale elegance. Luscious blue and black fruits mingle with baking spices, volcanic ash, espresso, new leather, and plum jam. Intense as it is, this wine feels supple, balancing its lushness with chewy tannins and a serious core of minerality and gliding across the palate with feral grace. An ideal companion to grilled lamb or hearty stews, this organic Nero d’Avola ferments with natural yeasts and ages in cement; it’ll drink for the next five years, if not longer.
COS Pithos 2016 750ml
COS Pithos 2016 750ml
Price: $36.99

Rustic elegance is the essence of the ’16 Pithos. Succulent cherries and brambly berries dance against a backdrop of balsamic herbs, new leather, exotic spices, and a dusting of crushed rocks. Persistent and expressive, this wine glides across the palate, studding the cheeks with chewy tannins and tantalizing the tongue with electric acidity. It’s a delicious, wild ride! A blend of 60% Nero d’Avola and 40% Frappato deriving from biodynamically grown vines in limestone and clay soils, this wine vinifies with naturally occurring yeast in terracotta amphorae for seven months before bottling. Smoky yet fruit-laden, this is a terrific introduction to the COS experience.
Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2014 750ml
Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2014 750ml
Price: $37.99

Dark red and black fruits cavort with spice, licorice, earth, smoke and cigar wrapper in this stunning, velvety wine. Elegant and fresh yet structured and replete with chewy tannins, the ’10 Cerasuolo delle Fontane offers complexity, structure, a seductive mouth-feel, and breathtaking balance. A blend of Frappato and Nero d’Avola, the Cerasuolo delle Fontane has the same constituents as COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria, but it’s a much richer, more intense, more age-worthy and finessed wine. While many Sicilian wines need food to balance their acidity and tannins, this one does not, making it a perfect party or dinner party wine.
COS Pithos 2014 750ml
COS Pithos 2014 750ml
Price: $37.99
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Elegant yet power-packed, this ’14 Pithos bursts with dark cherry, strawberries drizzled with balsamic vinegar, and baking spices. So vibrant that it virtually shimmers across the palate, this wine wraps your mouth in complex notes that balance its succulent fruit with savory minerals as it builds to a persistent, caressing finish. A blend of organically grown Nero d’Avola (60%) and Frappato (40%) deriving from limestone and clay soils, this wine vinifies with naturally occurring yeast in terracotta amphoras for seven months before bottling. Smoky yet fruit-laden, this is a terrific introduction to the COS experience.
Nino Barraco Nero d'Avola 2015 750ml
Nino Barraco Nero d'Avola 2015 750ml
Price: $42.99

Sweet red and blue fruits dance against a savory backdrop of tapenade, warm soils, peppery spices, licorice and dark chocolate in this broad-shouldered ’15 Nero d’Avola. Chewy tannins cling to the cheeks, while elegant minerality and a lively acidic core propel this wine to its complex and powerful finish. Deriving from the estate’s organically tended 2.5-acre plot of Nero d’Avola vines that grow in stony, clay-rich soils, the grapes ferment with natural yeasts in stainless steel for about two weeks, and the wine ages for ten months in steel followed by a year in bottle before release.
COS Cerasuolo Delle Fontane 2010 750ml
COS Cerasuolo Delle Fontane 2010 750ml
Price: $77.99
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Dark red and black fruit cavort with spice, licorice, earth, smoke and cigar wrapper in this stunning, velvety wine. Elegant and fresh yet structured and replete with chewy tannins, the ’10 Cerasuolo delle Fontane offers complexity, structure, a seductive mouth-feel, and breathtaking balance. A blend of Frappato and Nero d’Avola, the Cerasuolo delle Fontane has the same constituents as COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria, but it’s a much richer, more intense, more age-worthy and finessed wine. While many Sicilian wines need food to balance their acidity and tannins, this one does not, making it a perfect party or dinner party wine.
COS Cerasuolo Delle Fontane 2011 750ml
COS Cerasuolo Delle Fontane 2011 750ml
Price: $77.99
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Brooding and beautiful, the ’11 Cerasuolo delle Fontane smolders with an animal grace. Cherries and berries mingle with roasted meats, olive tapenade, crushed rose petals, freshly turned loam and a dusting of volcanic ash. Silky tannins cling to the cheeks while electric acidity animates the palate, and a sturdy mineral core thrums along the bass line in this powerful, thoroughly satisfying wine. A blend of Frappato and Nero d’Avola deriving from a single vineyard with 30 to 40-year-old vines, the Cerasuolo delle Fontane has the same constituents as COS Cerasuolo di Vittoria, but it’s a much richer, more intense, more age-worthy and finessed wine. Grapes ferment separately with natural yeasts in temperature-controlled cement tanks; the Nero d’Avola ages in oak botti, while the Frappato ages in cement; the wines are blended before resting in bottle.
COS Contrada 2008 750ml
COS Contrada 2008 750ml
Price: $89.99

Energetic and opulent, this ’08 walks a very delicious line. Presenting loads of succulent black fruit, licorice and spice, all atop a brooding foundation of earth, smoke, warm saddle leather and cigar wrapper, the Contrada oscillates between notes of pure, juicy fruit and gamey, smoky flavors. Offering a velvety mouth-feel and a kaleidoscopic finish, the ’08 Contrada suggests the primacy of Sicilian wines. A mono-varietal Nero d’Avola, this wine derives from calcareous and clay vineyards in the Batoneca Commune in Vittoria, Sicily; it ferments in cement and ages for two years in botti, six months in cement and a year in bottle before release.
COS Contrada 2009 750ml
COS Contrada 2009 750ml
Price: $89.99

Rich yet vibrant, powerful yet finessed, and full-bodied yet light on its feet, this ’09 Contrada frames its brambly dark red and blue fruits with warm saddle leather, potpourri, smoky minerals, and a kiss of game. This is a dashing big red that effortlessly glides across the palate with a silky feel, building momentum to a resounding, mineral-laden finish. A mono-varietal Nero d’Avola, this wine derives from calcareous and clay vineyards in the Batoneca commune in Vittoria, Sicily; it ferments in cement and ages for two years in botti, six months in cement and a year in bottle before release.