Copertino DOC

Copertino See Puglia map, ref #6
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1976
Vineyard Area: 111 ha / 274 acres (2014)
Production: 6,640 hl / 73,800 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Negroamaro
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 70% Negroamaro; maximum 30% Malvasia Nera, Montepulciano, and/or Sangiovese (maximum 15% Sangiovese)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 70% Negroamaro; maximum 30% Malvasia Nera, Montepulciano, and/or Sangiovese (maximum 15% Sangiovese)
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosato and Rosso; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011