Campi Flegrei DOC

Campi Flegrei  See Campania map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1994
Vineyard Area: 104 ha / 257 acres (2014)
Production: 3,360 hl / 37,300 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Falanghina
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Piedirosso
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 50–70% Falanghina + OANWG
  • Falanghina (Wh): Minimum 90% Falanghina + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Piedirosso or Pèr e Palummo (Ro): Minimum 90% Piedirosso + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Piedirosso (locally Pèr e Palummo); minimum 30% Aglianico; maximum 20% OANRG
  • Piedirosso or Pèr e Palummo (Rd): Minimum 90% Piedirosso + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Piedirosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 90% Falanghina + OANWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 90% Falanghina + OANWG
  • Passito Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 90% Piedirosso + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Passito wines may use up to 45% fresh grapes along with dried grapes
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Falanghina; 11.5% for Rosso, Piedirosso, and Spumante; 12.0% for Passito Bianco (15.0% potential); 12.0% for Passito Rosso dolce (17.0% potential); 14.0% for Passito Rosso secco (17.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Spumante may be brut or extra dry
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011