Terre dell’Alta Val d’Agri DOC

Terre dell’Alta Val d’Agri See Basilicata map, ref #2
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2003
Vineyard Area: 14 ha / 34 acres (2014)
Production: 75 hl / 830 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Merlot; minimum 20% Cabernet Sauvignon; minimum 10% Malvasia Nera di Basilicata; maximum 20% OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Merlot; minimum 30% Cabernet Sauvignon; maximum 20% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 800 m (2,625 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosato; 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosato, minimum approx. 4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum 12 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011