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Gioia del Colle DOC

Region: Puglia

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1987

Vineyard Area: 13 ha / 32 acres (2018)

Production: 3,940 hl / 43,780 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 50–70% Trebbiano Toscano; 30–50% OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): 50–60% Primitivo; 40–50% Malvasia Nera, Montepulciano, Negroamaro, and/or Sangiovese (maximum 10% Malvasia Nera)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 50–60% Primitivo; 40–50% Malvasia Nera, Montepulciano, Negroamaro, and/or Sangiovese (maximum 10% Malvasia Nera)
  • Primitivo (Rd): 100% Primitivo
  • Riserva (Primitivo)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Aleatico Dolce (RdSw): Minimum 85% Aleatico; maximum 15% Malvasia Nera, Negroamaro, and/or Primitivo
  • Aleatico Liquoroso Dolce (RdFoSw): Minimum 85% Aleatico; maximum 15% Malvasia Nera, Negroamaro, and/or Primitivo
  • Riserva (Aleatico)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Rosato; 11.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Primitivo; 13.0% for Aleatico Dolce (15.0% potential); 14.0% for Primitivo Riserva; 16.0% for Aleatico Liquoroso Dolce (18.5% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for Primitivo
  • Aging: For Aleatico, minimum approx. 4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Primitivo Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2); for Aleatico Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 1 year in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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