Primitivo di Manduria DOC

Primitivo di Manduria See Puglia map, ref #19
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1974; Primitivo di Manduria Dolce Naturale was established as a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 2,345 ha / 5,792 acres (2014)
Production: 95,900 hl / 1,066,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Primitivo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Primitivo + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 13.5% for Rosso; 14.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 18 g/l (1.8%)
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 5 months (ERD = March 31, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 9 months in barrel (ERD = March 31, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011