IGP Valdamato

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 2 ha / 5 acres (2014)
Production: 36 hl / 400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Ansonica, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Guardavalle, Guarnaccia, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Pecorello, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Trebbiano, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Castiglione, Gaglioppo, Greco Nero, Magliocco Canino, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Nerello Cappuccio, Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Nocera, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Calabria
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Ansonica, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Guardavalle, Guarnaccia, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Pecorello, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Trebbiano Toscano, or Welschriesling + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Calabria
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr): Same as Rosso varietals
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Calabria
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Castiglione, Gaglioppo, Greco Nero, Magliocco Canino, Malvasia Nera di Brindisi, Marsigliana Nera, Merlot, Nerello Cappuccio, Nerello Mascalese, Nero d’Avola (aka Calabrese), Nocera, Prunesta, or Sangiovese + OARG
  • Cabernet (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco Passito (WhSw): Same as Bianco or white varietals
  • Rosso Passito (RdSw): Same as Rosato or rosato varietals

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Communes of Curinga, Feroleto, Gizzeria, Lamezia Terme, Maida, Pianopoli, and San Pietro a Maida in the province of Catanzaro
  • Spumante must be fermented in autoclaves (pressurized tanks)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for all frizzante wines; 10.5% for Bianco tranquillo and Rosato tranquillo; 10.5% potential for Passito; 11.0% for Rosso tranquillo and Novello; 12.0% for Spumante and Rosato Spumante
  • Residual sugar: Spumante may range from extra brut to dry
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 09/30/2013