COCOCCIOLA is an exclusive grape variety from Abruzzo and some area of northern Puglia, of unknown origins, it was first reviewed in Abruzzo by two French ampelographers in 1900.
The vine was rediscovered and re-evaluated in the late 90s. The main characteristics lie in the great acidity and low PH values that make it very suitable for sparkling wine and the production of still white wines with a marked freshness and notable citrus notes (Grapefruit pink)
Vines and plants:
Cococciola 100% Abruzzo pergola trainig systemProduction area:
Predominantly gravelly alluvial deposits.Altitude:
0,5 haAge of vines:
6 yearsPlant density:
100 qBottles produced:
2000/2500 per yearHarvest:
Manual, generally mid-SeptemberWinemaking:
Preparation of the pied de cuve a few days before harvesting, white vinification at a controlled temperature. Second fermentation in spring by adding its must.Refinement:
In the bottle on the lees.Average analytical parameters:
Alcohol 11 / 11.5%, total acidity 8 / 9gr / l, total sulfur 20 mg / l.