Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG

Aglianico del Vulture Superiore See Basilicata map, ref #5
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1971; became a DOCG in 2010
Vineyard Area: 82 ha / 203 acres (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Superiore (Rd): 100% Aglianico
  • Riserva (Superiore)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.5%
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 3 years, including 12 months in barrel and 12 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 5 years, including 24 months in barrel and 12 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+5)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014