Colline Joniche Tarantine DOC

Colline Joniche Tarantine See Puglia map, ref #25
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History: Established as a DOC in 2008
Vineyard Area: 4 ha / 11 acres (2014)
Production: 22 hl / 245 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Verdeca
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Primitivo
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 50% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Verdeca (Wh): Minimum 85% Verdeca + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
  • Primitivo (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Primitivo + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Superiore (Rosso, Primitivo)
  • Superiore Riserva (Rosso, Primitivo)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 50% Chardonnay + OANWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Liquoroso (RdFo): Minimum 85% Primitivo + OANRG
  • Liquoroso Dolce Naturale (RdFoSw): Minimum 85% Primitivo + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Verdeca and Spumante; 12.0% for Bianco; 12.5% for Rosato, Rosso, and Novello; 13.0% for Primitivo, Rosso Superiore, and Rosso Superiore Riserva; 13.5% for Primitivo Superiore and Primitivo Superiore Riserva; 15.0% for Liquoroso Dolce Naturale (17.5% potential); 16.0% for Liquoroso (17.5% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 15 g/l (1.5%) for Primitivo; maximum 35 g/l (3.5%) for Liquoroso; maximum 50 g/l (5.0%) for Liquoroso Dolce Naturale
  • Aging: For Superiore Riserva, minimum 30 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = July 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011