Grottino di Roccanova DOC

Grottino di Roccanova See Basilicata map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2009
Vineyard Area: 129 ha / 319 acres (2014)
Production: 120 hl / 1,330 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 80% Malvasia Bianca di Basilicata + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): 60–85% Sangiovese; 5–30% Cabernet Sauvignon; 5–30% Malvasia Nera di Basilicata; 5–30% Montepulciano; maximum 10% OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 60–85% Sangiovese; 5–30% Cabernet Sauvignon; 5–30% Malvasia Nera di Basilicata; 5–30% Montepulciano; maximum 10% OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for Rosato; 12.0% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Bianco and Rosato, minimum 5 months (ERD = April 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum 9 months (ERD = August 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 36 months (ERD = November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011