Cilento DOC

Cilento See Campania map, ref #10

Temple of Poseidon, Paestum

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1989
Vineyard Area: 72 ha / 177 acres (2017)
Production: 1,640 hl / 18,200 cases (2017)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Fiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 60–65% Fiano; 20–30% Trebbiano; 10–15% Greco and/or Malvasia; maximum 10% OAG
  • Fiano (Wh): Minimum 85% Fiano + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): 70–80% Sangiovese; 10–15% Aglianico; 10–15% Piedirosso and/or Primitivo; maximum 10% OAG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 60–75% Aglianico; 15–20% Piedirosso and/or Primitivo; maximum 25% OAG
  • Aglianico (Rd): Minimum 85% Aglianico + OARG
  • Riserva (Aglianico)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 450 m (1,475 ft), except up to 550 m (1,805 ft) in the commune of Moio della Civitella
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco and Rosato; 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for varietals
  • Aging: For Aglianico, minimum 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Aglianico Riserva, minimum 3 years, including 2 years in barrel (ERD = January 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011