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Aldo Viola

Coccinella 2018
Aldo Viola

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Syrah from fermentation with indigenous yeasts and aged in steel for 10 months.

Tasting Notes: Delicious and expressive red wine that tastes very juicy with berry notes, balanced with minerality.

Pairing Suggestions: Pasta, Roasted Chicken, Stew

Sicily, Italy

Type: Red | Vintage: 2018 | Sulfites: No Added | Alcohol: 13% | Varietal: Syrah | Production: Organic, Vegan


Aldo is from a winemaking family in Sicily, taking the vineyard over in 2000. With 16 hectares across two sites in Alcamo, Aldo uses a rigid selection process to ensure the grapes fit his natural standards of production. to make experimental wines that express terroir. Another thing we love about Aldo Viola is the way he uses skin contact in much of his portfolio. Orange wine, as it's known, is a category of wine made with white wine grapes. Rather than press the grapes immediately, orange wine is made by allowing the white grapes to rest on its skins for an extended period of time (usually 12 hours up to a few weeks or months.) Krimiso is a 100% Cattarano wine that has 5 months in stainless steel, giving it a vibrant, hazy orange color. Egesta is 100% Grillo, also with 5 months in stainless steel. Italians are known for their orange wines, and Aldo is no exception to making a stellar expression of the style!

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, KY, AL, AR. 

How long will it take to get my order?

Wines are shipped within 1-3 business days after your order.

Shipping times vary, but are typically 2-5 business days depending on the location in the US. You will get tracking information in your confirmation email after the label is printed. Please note that the delivery date is an estimate, and may change based on factors out of our control.

Note: Due to COVID-19, our retailers and shipping partners are seeing extra pressure on their distribution network. Most orders placed during the business week are planned to ship within 1-3 days of ordering. All weekend orders will begin processing on Monday, and it may take 1-3 business days to ship as well.

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use either UPS or FedEx, depending on the state. 

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

Shipping is variable based on the number of bottles you purchase. You will see the final shipping price at checkout!

We're a proud partner of 1% for the Planet, a 501(c)(3) based in Burlington, VT. As a Business Member, we've committed to giving 1% of our annual sales revenue every year to approved nonprofit partners. 1% for the Planet approved nonprofit partners are carefully vetted environmental organizations that are eligible to receive funding from our members. These include organizations like such as WIRES, Rainforest Trust, Protect Our Winters, and many more.

Learn more at onepercentfortheplanet.org.

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Producer Profile

Aldo is from a winemaking family in Sicily, taking the vineyard over in 2000. With 16 hectares across two sites in Alcamo, Aldo uses a rigid selection process to ensure the grapes fit his natural standards of production. to make experimental wines that express terroir. Another thing we love about Aldo Viola is the way he uses skin contact in much of his portfolio. Orange wine, as it's known, is a category of wine made with white wine grapes. Rather than press the grapes immediately, orange wine is made by allowing the white grapes to rest on its skins for an extended period of time (usually 12 hours up to a few weeks or months.) Krimiso is a 100% Cattarano wine that has 5 months in stainless steel, giving it a vibrant, hazy orange color. Egesta is 100% Grillo, also with 5 months in stainless steel. Italians are known for their orange wines, and Aldo is no exception to making a stellar expression of the style!

Shipping

Where do you ship?

We ship to every state except AK, HI, UT, KY, AL, AR. 

How long will it take to get my order?

Wines are shipped within 1-3 business days after your order.

Shipping times vary, but are typically 2-5 business days depending on the location in the US. You will get tracking information in your confirmation email after the label is printed. Please note that the delivery date is an estimate, and may change based on factors out of our control.

Note: Due to COVID-19, our retailers and shipping partners are seeing extra pressure on their distribution network. Most orders placed during the business week are planned to ship within 1-3 days of ordering. All weekend orders will begin processing on Monday, and it may take 1-3 business days to ship as well.

What shipping carriers do you use?

We use either UPS or FedEx, depending on the state. 

Do I need to be there to sign?

Yes! Federal law requires the signature of someone 21+ for any alcohol delivery. We want to make sure you get your wine, so please make sure someone is there to sign for it when it comes. The delivery service will make three attempts before returning the shipment to our fulfillment center. Note that there will be a restocking fee for returned shipments.

What are the shipping costs?

Shipping is variable based on the number of bottles you purchase. You will see the final shipping price at checkout!

1% for the Planet

We're a proud partner of 1% for the Planet, a 501(c)(3) based in Burlington, VT. As a Business Member, we've committed to giving 1% of our annual sales revenue every year to approved nonprofit partners. 1% for the Planet approved nonprofit partners are carefully vetted environmental organizations that are eligible to receive funding from our members. These include organizations like such as WIRES, Rainforest Trust, Protect Our Winters, and many more.

Learn more at onepercentfortheplanet.org.

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