IGP Tarantino

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 715 ha / 1,766 acres (2014)
Production: 10,640 hl / 118,200 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Asprinio, Bianco di Alessano, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Francavidda, Garganega, 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 province of Taranto
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Asprinio Bianco, Bianco di Alessano, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Francavilla, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Grillo, Impigno, Malvasia (Bianca, Bianca di Candia), Manzoni Bianco, Moscatello Selvatico, Moscato, Notardomenico, Pampanuto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Sylvaner Verde, Trebbiano, 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 Taranto
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lacrima, Lambrusco Maestri, Malbec, Malvasia Nera (di Brindisi, di Lecce), Merlot, Negroamaro, Ottavianello, 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 Taranto
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lacrima, Lambrusco, Malbec, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Negroamaro, Ottavianello, 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)
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 Taranto
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.5% for all frizzante and spumante wines; 10.0% for Bianco tranquillo; 11.0% for Rosato tranquillo and Novello; 11.0% for da Uve Stramature and Passito (15.0% potential); 11.5% for Rosso tranquillo
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/28/2013