Greco di Tufo DOCG

Greco di Tufo See Campania map, ref #3
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970; became a DOCG in 2003
Vineyard Area: 638 ha / 1,576 acres (2018)
Production: 29,400 hl / 326,700 cases (2018)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Greco
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Greco; maximum 15% Coda di Volpe
  • Riserva (Bianco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Greco; maximum 15% Coda di Volpe
  • Riserva (Spumante)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Spumante wines must undergo a second fermentation in bottles (Metodo Classico)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Bianco; 12.0% for Bianco Riserva and Spumante
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from extra brut to extra dry
  • Aging: For Bianco Riserva, minimum 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Spumante, minimum 18 months on the lees (ERD = approx. May 1, V+2); for Spumante Riserva, minimum 36 months on the lees (ERD = approx. November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/13/2020