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Terre dell’Alta Val d’Agri DOC

Region: Basilicata

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 2003

Vineyard Area: 11 ha / 27 acres (2018)

Production: 346 hl / 3,840 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Merlot; minimum 20% Cabernet Sauvignon; minimum 10% Malvasia Nera di Basilicata; maximum 20% OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Merlot; minimum 30% Cabernet Sauvignon; maximum 20% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 800 m (2,625 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosato; 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosato, minimum approx. 4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum 12 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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