COS 2021 'Pithos' Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGP

COS 2021 'Pithos' Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGP

Item Number: 17700

UPC: 8-033749750174

Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Sub Region: Ragusa
Appellation/AVA: Terre Siciliane IGP
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vintage: 2021
Grape(s): 100% Grecanico
Type: Wine - Orange
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 11.5
Viticulture: Certified Organic
Soil Type: Red with subalpine sands and limestone with layers of clay and calcareous tufa
Elevation: 230 meters

Vineyard Notes: The wine is produced from Grecanico grapes sourced from estate vineyards in Vittoria. The grapes are an average age of 12 years. Harvest is manual. The winery is certified organic but also practices biodynamic principles.

Vinification Notes: Spontaneous fermentation on the skins with indigenous yeast lasts ten to fifteen days in terracotta amphorae. The wine matures in amphorae for six months followed by three months in the bottle before release.

Fun Fact: DNA testing shows that Grecanico is identical to the Soave grape Garganega.


  • Vinous
    Rating: 89 (9/14/2023)

    The 2021 Bianco Pithos opens in the glass with a delicate blend of honeyed florals, ginger and crushed stone filling the senses. This is round in texture with crisp orchard fruits and a liquid flower concentration that builds tension throughout. The medium-length finish leaves young peach and dried apricot notes mingling.