IGP Terre del Volturno

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 103 ha / 254 acres (2014)
Production: 1,760 hl / 19,500 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Asprinio, Bellone, Biancolella, Coda di Volpe, Falanghina, Fiano, Forastera, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Moscato, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sylvaner Verde, Trebbiano, Verdeca, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Casavecchia, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Montepulciano, Piedirosso, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Sciascinoso, Uva di Troia
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the provinces of Caserta or Napoli
  • Varietals (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Coda di Volpe, Falanghina, Fiano, Greco, or Pallagrello Bianco + OAWG
  • Asprinio (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Asprinio + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the provinces of Caserta or Napoli
  • Varietals (Ro, RoSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Casavecchia, Pallagrello Nero, Piedirosso, Primitivo, or Sciascinoso + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the provinces of Caserta or Napoli
  • Varietals (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Casavecchia, Pallagrello Nero, Piedirosso, Primitivo, or Sciascinoso + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Numerous communes in the province of Caserta, plus three additional communes in the province of Napoli
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for amabile and frizzante versions of Bianco and for varietal Coda di Volpe, Falanghina, Fiano, and Greco; 10.5% for Bianco secco tranquillo, for amabile and frizzante versions of Rosato and Rosso, and for varietal Aglianico, Piedirosso, Primitivo, and Sciascinoso; 11.0% for Rosato secco tranquillo and Novello; 11.5% for Rosso secco tranquillo, Casavecchia, and Pallagrello Nero; 12.0% for Pallagrello Bianco
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/07/2013