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Quality designation for DOC / DOCG wines in Italy with higher quality requirements. Above all, it is used for wines with longer maturation used (usually at least two or more years). The regulations may differ for each DOC / DOCG area. The preliminary stage to Riserva is "Vecchio" (old) with less, the increase is "Riserva Speciale" with even higher requirements. There are certain overlaps Superiore, To have similar meaning Reserva in Spain and Portugal such as reserve in Germany and Austria,

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