Ortona DOC

Ortona See Abruzzo map, ref #6
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2011
Vineyard Area: 19 ha / 46 acres (2015)
Production: 72 hl / 800 cases (2016)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 70% Trebbiano (Abruzzese or Toscano) + OANWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 95% Montepulciano + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Bianco; 12.5% for Rosso
  • Aging: For Bianco, minimum approx. 2–3 months (ERD = January 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum approx. 5 months (ERD = March 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011