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Aglianico del Vulture DOC

Region: Basilicata

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1971

Vineyard Area: 520 ha / 1,284 acres (2019)

Production: 21,100 hl / 235,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 100% Aglianico
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (RdSp): 100% Aglianico

Significant Production Rules

  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 200 m (660 ft); maximum 700 m (2,300 ft)
  • Spumante must undergo second fermentation in bottles
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for Rosso; Spumante may be brut or extra dry
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 9–10 months (ERD = September 1, V+1); for Spumante, minimum 9 months (ERD approx. August 1, V+1);

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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