IGP Basilicata

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 432 ha / 1,067 acres (2014)
Production: 17,060 hl / 189,600 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Ansonica, Asprinio, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Cortese, Falanghina, Fiano, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano, Verdeca
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Aleatico, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo, Freisa, Greco Nero, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Negroamaro, Nero d’Avola (Calabrese), Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Refosco, Sangiovese, Syrah, Teroldego
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Basilicata
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed white grape varieties + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Basilicata
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed red grape varieties except Aglianico or Montepulciano + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Basilicata
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed red grape varieties except Aglianico or Montepulciano + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco Passito (Wh, WhSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Basilicata
  • Rosso Passito (RdSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Basilicata

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Entire region of Basilicata
  • Grapes for Passito may be dried slightly on or off the vine
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for all white wines except Passito; 11.0% for all red and rosato wines except Passito; 12.0% for Bianco Passito (13.0% potential); 13.0% for Rosso Passito (14.5% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for Novello
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/13/2018