Cos Maldafrica 2017 Terre Siciliane IGP cl 75
Production area and municipality: Fontane, Vittoria (RG), southeastern Sicily.
Grape varieties: Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 50%.
Altimetry: 250 meters above sea level.
Soil type: red soils, from sub-Apennine sands, of Pliocene origin and limestone nature, interspersed with siliceous sand and clay.
Training system: Guyot, espalier.
Planting density: 5,000 vines per hectare.
Average age of vines: 20 years.
Harvest time: September.
Fermentation: spontaneous in terracotta amphorae, on the skins with indigenous yeasts.
Aging: Slavonian barrels and bottle.