IGP Murgia

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 110 ha / 270 acres (2014)
Production: 2,220 hl / 24,700 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Bianco di Alessano, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Cococciola, Falanghina, Fiano, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Grillo, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Mostosa, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sylvaner Verde, Trebbiano, Verdeca, Verdicchio, Vermentino, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Greco Nero, Lacrima, Lambrusco, Malbec, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Montepulciano, Negroamaro, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Ottavianello, Pampanuto, Petit Verdot, Piedirosso, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Refosco, Sangiovese, Susumaniello, Syrah, Uva di Troia
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the province of Bari
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Bianco di Alessano, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Greco, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscatello Selvatico, Moscato, Notardomenico, Pampanuto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sylvaner Verde, Verdeca, Verdicchio, Vermentino, or Welschriesling + OAG
  • Dual varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the province of Bari
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lacrima, Lambrusco Maestri, Malbec, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Negroamaro, Petit Verdot, Piedirosso, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Sangiovese, Susumaniello, Syrah, or Uva di Troia + OAG
  • Dual varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Novello (Rosato, rosato varietals)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the province of Bari
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lacrima, Lambrusco Maestri, Malbec, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Negroamaro, Petit Verdot, Piedirosso, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Sangiovese, Susumaniello, Syrah, or Uva di Troia + OAG
  • Dual varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the province of Bari
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp, RoSpSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the province of Bari
  • Varietal Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed white grape varieties + OAG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco da Uve Stramature (Vendemmia Tardiva; Wh, WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosso da Uve Stramature (Rd, RdSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals
  • Bianco Passito (Wh, WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosso Passito (Rd, RdSw): Same as Rosso or red varietals

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Entire province of Bari and the communes of Andria, Barletta, Bisceglie, Canosa di Puglia, Minervino Murge, and Trani in the province of Barletta-Andria-Trani
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.5% for all frizzante and spumante wines; 10.5% for Bianco tranquillo; 11.0% for Rosato tranquillo, Rosso tranquillo, and Novello; 11.0% for da Uve Stramature and Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/28/2013