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Primitivo di Manduria

DOC / DOCG range for red wine in the Italian region Apulia, The zone along the southern coast of the Salento peninsula (the "heel of the boot") includes the municipalities of Avetrana, Carosino, Faggiano, Fragagnano, Leporano, Lizzano, Manduria, Maruggio, Monteparano, Pulsano, Roccaforzata, San Giorgio Jonico and San Marzano di San Giuseppe , Sava and Torricella in the province of Taranto, as well as the municipalities of Erchie, Oria and Torre Santa Susanna in the province of Brindisi.

The wine must contain at least 85% of the variety Primitivo ( Tribidrag ), the remaining 15% may be other approved varieties. There is also a Riserva who has to mature for at least 24 months (including 9 in wooden barrels). Of the alcohol content must be at least 14% vol (instead of 13.5%).

In 2011, the wine type Primitivo di Manduria Dolce Naturale was first classified in Puglia as DOCG. He must be 100% unmixed be pressed. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the name of the label on the label.

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