Abbreviation for "Indicazione Geografica Tipica", the formerly valid in Italy valid name for one country wine, It was created in 1992 by the Italian Minister of Agriculture Giovanni Goria (1943-1994) was introduced as the so-called "Goria Law" and won by those generated in this category Super-Tuscans great popularity. It was replaced by IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta) with the EU wine market regulations that came into force in August 2009. However, IGT may continue to be used as a "traditional statement", which is also often used.
A list of the IGT wines in question is included for the Italian regions. The individual provisions are very similar. The approved varieties can be used more or less freely. Mostly the wine types Bianco, Rosso and Rosato, as well as varietal wines (with a. 85% share) are produced. Many of them are available in different IGT areas, often as Vendemmia tardiva ( late vintage ) Passito. Novello (with red wines), Vivace. Frizzante and Spumante, See also in detail at quality system,