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http://www.cosvittoria.it COS, Yesterday, today. They began to produce for pleasure, ended to create a company: one of the most characterized of the Sicily. They were schoolfriends, Giambattista Cilia called Titta, Giusto Occhipinti and Pinuccia Strano, three guys of Vittoria (RG). Afterwards Titta and Giusto became architects, while Giuseppina Strano chose to be a social worker. In 1980, the passion for the vineyards, carried them to found a farm called COS (the initials of their surnames). They rented the parents's lands and began to play. Harvesting, pressing grapes (by foot), making wine, they produced 20 hectoliters of wine, which although was an amateur product, it was of great quality. Charmed for the enterprise, they have invested a lot in the wine cellar, equipping it of modern technologies: today their wines ferment with controlled temperature and age in barrique. Among the three protagonists who gave life to the adventure, today, two architects, Giusto and Giambattista, carry the plan ahead and after 23 years they have placed an other important dowel: the resctructure of a majestic residence, become the country house center of COS.

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  • Château Cos d'Estournel Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 2004

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  • Les Pagodes de Cos Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 2011

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  • ...this likes like a fairly interesting tasting by HDH.  ... ClinetChâteau Cos d’EstournelChâteau Ducru-BeaucaillouChâteau Haut-BrionChâteau La Mission Haut-BrionChâteau Lafite RothschildChâteau LatourChâteau Léoville PoyferréChâteau Léoville-Las-CasesChâteau Lynch-BagesChâteau MargauxChâteau MontroseChâteau Mouton RothschildChâteau Pape Clemen... Read More

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  • I was recently able to taste through a broad selection of 2011 Bordeaux at this ... wine. 92pts Grand Puy Lacoste $70 Stemmy, herbal, and with classic black currant fruit on the nose this showily nicely nuanced and powerful yet with a sense of restraint, showing off late arriving coffee cream toasty oak spice aromas. Classic austere, restrained... Read More

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  • Cos Labory St Estephe 2009

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    Very perfumed and rich with minerals and lots of brushy, dry fruit topped with nuanced smoke notes on the nose. Bright, focused, austere and classically Bordeaux on entry with great fruit on the palate. This is a little nervous in the mouth, with bright red fruits and grapey nuance underpinned by powerful, ripe, if small tannins. Finishes with g... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Cos Labory St Estephe 2009

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  • Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2010

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  • Cos Cerasuolo di Vittoria Classico 2010

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  • Help!Ok, ok...there's no crisis here in Dallas. However, I do have quandary. I just haven't developed an affinity for varietal New World pinot noir and I'm wondering what I'm missing. I'm looking for suggestions from you Snoothers.Keep in mind that I live in the Great (or Not So Great) State of Texas, where it's considerably more difficult to ac... Read More

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  • Saw this story about Antonio Galloni leaving the Wine Advocate.  (I first saw it somewhere else, but this was the easiest one to link to today.)  I haven't got any particular sense of what Galloni likes, although one kind of assumes that Parker would hire someone somewhat in his own image if he was planning to turn over some of the areas Bob has... Read More

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  • Dear Sir and Madam, On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we cordially invite your company to participate in Interwine China 2011, which is organized by Canton Universal Fair Group Ltd., and sponsored by China National Association for Liquor and Spirits Circulation, will be held in China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, from May 25th...

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