Gravina DOC

Gravina See Puglia map, ref #9
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1983
Vineyard Area: 17 ha / 42 acres (2014)
Production: 265 hl / 2,940 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Greco, Malvasia
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano, Primitivo
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 50% Greco; minimum 20% Malvasia (Bianca or Bianca Lunga); maximum 30% Bianco di Alessano, Chardonnay, Fiano, and/or Verdeca
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 40% Montepulciano; minimum 20% Primitivo; maximum 30% Aglianico, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and/or Uva di Troia
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 40% Montepulciano; minimum 20% Primitivo; maximum 30% Aglianico, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and/or Uva di Troia
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 50% Greco; minimum 20% Malvasia; maximum 30% Bianco di Alessano, Chardonnay, Fiano, and/or Verdeca
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): 100% Malvasia

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried after harvest to achieve a minimum sugar level of 230 g/l (23.0%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Spumante; 11.0% for Bianco and Rosato; 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011