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Aglianico del Vulture DOC

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Aglianico del Vulture DOC

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DOC area for red wine in the Italian region Basilicata, The zone includes the municipalities of Aderenza, Banzi, Barile, Forenza, Genzano di Lucania, Ginestra, Lavello, Maschito, Melfi, Palazzo San Gervasio, Rapolla, Rionero in Vulture, Ripacandida and Venosa in the province of Potenza. The vineyards cover around 1,500 hectares of vineyards and are up to almost 700 meters above sea level on the slopes of the extinct volcano Monte Vulture, which has shaped the area excellently suited for viticulture. It is split up into around 1,000 small properties. Wine has been produced here since ancient times, which was served at the noble tables in the Middle Ages.

If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name. The following names are possible: Accovatura, Acqua Rossa, Boreano, Braida, Caggiano, Caldara, Cappa Bianca, Carcarola, Casano, Castagno, Catavatto, Celentino, Cerentino, Ciaulino, Colignelli, Colle Nero, Colonnello, Cugno di Atella, Finocchiaro, Fiumarella Fontana Maruggia, Gaudo, Gelosia, Giardino, Gorizza, Iatta, Incoronata, La Balconara, La Solagna del Principe, La Torre, Le Querce, Macarico, Macchiarulo, Monte, Monte Lapis, Musanna, Notarchirico, Padula, Pantagniuolo, Pescarelle, Piani dell 'Incoronata, Piani di Camera, Piano del Cerro, Piano del Duca, Piano dell'Altare, Piano di Carro, Piano di Croce, Piano Regio, Pipoli, Rotondo, San Francesco, San Martino, San Paolo, San Savino, Sansaniello, Santa Maria, Serra del Capitolo, Serra del Monaco, Serra del Prete, Serra del Tesoro, Serra del Trono, Serra della Noce, Serra Macinella, Serro di Granato, Settanni, Sterpara, Valla del Titolo, Vallone della Noce, Vigne di Perrone and Vizzarro ,

The garnet red wine is also called “ Barolo of the south ”. He will be 100% unmixed out Aglianico pressed (in the DOC regulations, the second permitted variety is an Aglianico del Vulture as independent; however, this is identical or one sport ). There is also a bottle fermentation process Spumante,

The alcohol-rich variant with at least 13.5% vol (compared to 12.5%) alcohol content Aglianico del Vulture Superiore was classified in 2011 as DOCG. The variant Aglianico del Vulture Superiore Riserva with also 13.5% alcohol content requires at least five years of aging, at least two years in wooden barrels and one year in bottle. The geographical designations given above can of course also be used.
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