Taurasi DOCG

Taurasi See Campania map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970; became a DOCG in 1993
Vineyard Area: 393 ha / 971 acres (2017)
Production: 6,260 hl / 69,600 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Aglianico + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 3 years, including 1 year in barrel (ERD = December 1, V+3); for Riserva, minimum 4 years, including 18 months in barrel (ERD = December 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 12/14/2018