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IGP Terre di Chieti

Region: Abruzzo

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established in 1995

Vineyard Area: 2,263 ha / 5,590 acres (2018)

Production: 222,100 hl / 2,468,000 cases (2018)

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Cococciola, Falanghina, Fiano, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Greco, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Passerina, Pecorino, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Sylvaner Verde, 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 red grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Novello (Rosato)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Abruzzo
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Aglianico, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo, Maiolica, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Sangiovese, or Syrah + OANRG
  • Cabernet (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OAG
  • Dual varietals (Rd, RdFr): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Novello (Rosso)
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: Entire 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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