DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Abruzzo
, It is a subzone in the DOC area Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
, who was highly qualified in 2003. The zone includes the 31 municipalities Ancarano, Atri, Basciano, Bellante, Campli, Canzano, Castellalto, Castiglione Messer Raimondo, Castilenti, Cellino Attanasio, Cermignano, Civitella del Tronto, Colonnella, Controguerra, Corropoli, Giulianova, Martinsicuro, Montorio al Vomano, Morro d'Oro, Mosciano Sant'Angelo, Nereto, Notaresco, Penna Sant'Andrea, Pineto, Roseto degli Abruzzi, Sant'Egidio alla Vibrata, Sant'Omero, Silvi, Teramo, Torano Nuovo and Tortoreto in the province of Teramo.
The wine must be at least 90% Montepulciano
included, up to a maximum of 10% Sangiovese
be used. The minimum alcohol content is 12.5% vol, the maturation period must be 24 months, including 12 months in chestnut or oak barrels and 6 months in the bottle. From 36 months he is allowed Riserva
call, regardless of time in barrel or bottle. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna
followed by the layer name.