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Savuto DOC

Region: Calabria

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1975

Vineyard Area: 10 ha / 25 acres (2019)

Production: 640 hl / 7,100 cases (5-year average)

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Maximum 40% Mantonico; maximum 30% Chardonnay; maximum 20% Greco Bianco; maximum 10% Malvasia Bianca; maximum 45% OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Maximum 45% Aglianico; maximum 45% Gaglioppo (locally Arvino); maximum 10% Greco Nero and/or Nerello Cappuccio; maximum 45% OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Maximum 45% Aglianico; maximum 45% Gaglioppo; maximum 10% Greco Nero and/or Nerello Cappuccio; maximum 45% OARG
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Subzones

  • Classico, the historic production area

Significant Production Rules

  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 700 m (2,300 ft) in the Classico subzone
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Rosato; 12.0% for Rosso; 13.5% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 3 years (ERD = November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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