IGP Salento

460388003-Puglian landscape

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 10,820 ha / 26,725 acres (2014)
Production: 372,900 hl / 4,143,000 cases (2015)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Asprinio, Bianco di Alessano, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Francavidda, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Grillo, Impigno, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato, 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, 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 production area
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Bianco di Alessano, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Francavilla, Greco, Impigno, Malvasia, Manzoni 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 production area
  • 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 production area
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lacrima, Lambrusco, Malbec, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Negroamaro, Petit Verdot, Piedirosso, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Refosco, 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): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp, RoSpSw): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
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: Provinces of Brindisi, Lecce, and Taranto
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.5% for all frizzante and spumante wines; 10.5% for Bianco tranquillo; 11.0% for Novello; 11.0% for da Uve Stramature and Passito (15.0% potential); 11.5% for Rosato tranquillo; 12.0% for Rosso tranquillo
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/28/2013