Negroamaro di Terra d’Otranto DOC

Negroamaro di Terra d’Otranto See Puglia map, ref #30
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2011
Vineyard Area: 7 ha / 18 acres (2014)
Production: 35 hl / 390 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Negroamaro
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 90% Negroamaro + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Negroamaro + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante Rosato (RoSp): 90% Negroamaro + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosato frizzante and Spumante; 12.0% for Rosato tranquillo; 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for all wines except Spumante; Spumante can range from extra brut to extra dry
  • Aging: For Rosato and Rosso, minimum approx. 2–3 months (ERD = January 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = December 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011