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Squinzano DOC

Region: Puglia

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1976

Vineyard Area: 141 ha / 348 acres (2018)

Production: 3,110 hl / 34,560 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 80% Chardonnay and/or Malvasia + OANWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 90% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Fiano (Wh): Minimum 90% Fiano + OANWG
  • Malvasia Bianca (Wh): Minimum 90% Malvasia + OANWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 90% Sauvignon Blanc + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 70% Negroamaro + OARG
  • Negroamaro or Negro Amaro (Ro): Minimum 85% Negroamaro + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 70% Negroamaro + OARG
  • Negroamaro or Negro Amaro (Rd): Minimum 85% Negroamaro + OARG
  • Susumaniello (Rd): Minimum 85% Susumaniello + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Rosso, Negroamaro)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 80% Chardonnay and/or Malvasia + OANWG
  • Varietal Spumante (WhSp): Can be made by a second fermentation of any of the white varietals
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp): Minimum 70% Negroamaro + OARG
  • Negroamaro Rosato Spumante (RoSp): Minimum 85% Negroamaro + OARG

Significant Production Rules

  • Rosato production requires 12–24 hours of maceration before pressing
  • Spumante wines may undergo second fermentation either in bottles or in autoclaves
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco and white varietals; 11.5% for all spumanti; 12.0% for Rosato, Rosso, and red varietals; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for all wines except Novello and spumanti; 30 g/l (3.0%) for Novello (the disciplinare does not specify whether this is a minimum or a maximum); spumanti can range from extra brut to extra dry
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 10, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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