Cilento DOC

Cilento DOC

Description to Cilento DOC

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Campania, It is named after the area of the same name, of which significant parts were established in 1991 as the second largest Italian national park and then in 1998 by UNESCO as World Heritage was explained. The zone comprises an extensive hilly area in the province of Salerno with a total of 58 municipalities. Some of the cultivated here autochthonous Vines such as Aglianico and Greco Bianco supposedly have one antique Greek origin.

The Bianco is out Fiano (60-65%), Trebbiano Toscano (20-30%), Greco Bianco and / or Malvasia Bianca Malvasia Bianca di Candia (10-15%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 10%) blended. The Rosso is made from Aglianico (60-75%), Piedirosso and or Primitivo = Tribidrag (15-20%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 25%). The rosato is out Sangiovese (70-80%), Aglianico (10-15%), Primitivo and / or Piedirosso (10-15%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 10%). The red wine Aglianico (with 36 months aging also as Riserva ) and the white wine Fiano must be made from at least 85% of the respective variety.
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currently 137 144 Wines and 22 855 Producers, including 1 502 classified producers.
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