IGP Costa Viola: Red Grapes are 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. Zone of production are Bagnara Calabra, Palmi, Scilla, and Seminara in the province of Reggio Calabria. The Minimum alcohol level is 11.0% for Bianco and Rosato; 11.5% for Rosato Novello; 12.0% for Rosso and Rosso Novello
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In the meantime, if you are in the mood for a good book, you can try:
– The Modern History of Italian Wine by Walter Filipputti
– Hidden Gems of Italy: An Insider’s Secret Formula To Find Top-Class Italian Wines At Value Prices And Taste La Dolce Vita by Tony Margiotta
Additionally, you can discover the other wines from Calabria.