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 approximately 1,500 hectares and are up to almost 700 meters above sea level on the slopes of the extinct volcano Monte Vulture, which has formed the excellent area for viticulture. It is fragmented into around 1,000 small possessions. Wine has been produced here since ancient times, and was often served at the noble tables in the Middle Ages.
If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna
followed by the layer 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, Serrano Granato, Settanni, Sterpara, Valle del Titolo, Vallone della Noce, Vigne di Perrone and Vizzarro ,
The garnet red wine is also known as "because of its similar taste" Barolo
of the South ". He becomes 100% unmixed
pressed (in the DOC regulations, the second permitted variety is an Aglianico del Vulture, which is identical or one sport
). There is also a bottle fermented produced 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 aging for at least five years, of which at least two years in oak barrels and one year in the bottle. Of course, the geographical names mentioned above can also be used.