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IGP del Vastese / Histonium

Region: Abruzzo

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established in 1995

Vineyard Area: 9 ha / 22 acres (2018)

Production: 261 hl / 2,900 cases (2018)

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Cococciola, Falanghina, Fiano, Garganega, Greco, Malvasia Bianca Lunga, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Passerina, Pecorino, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano (Abruzzese, Toscano), or Vermentino + OANWG
  • Dual varietals (Wh, WhFr): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Novello (Rosato)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Sangiovese, or Syrah + OANRG
  • Dual varietals (Rd, RdFr): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco Passito (Wh): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Rosso Passito (RdSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo

Significant Production Rules

  • Zone of production: 15 communes in the province of Chieti
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Bianco; 10.5% for Rosato and Rosso; 11.0% for Novello and all varietals; 12.0% for Bianco Passito (16.0% potential); 12.5% for Rosso Passito (16.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

12/22/2014

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