IGP Costa Viola

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 6 ha / 14 acres (2014)
Production: 106 hl / 1,180 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Castiglione, Gaglioppo, Greco Nero, Magliocco Canino, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Nerello Cappuccio, Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Nocera, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Varietals (Wh): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed white grape varieties + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Varietals (Ro): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosato, rosato varietals)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Varietals (Rd): Minimum 85% any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Communes of Bagnara Calabra, Palmi, Scilla, and Seminara in the province of Reggio Calabria
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco and Rosato; 11.5% for Rosato Novello; 12.0% for Rosso and Rosso Novello
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 09/30/2013