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Salice Salentino

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the center of the Salento peninsula (the "heel of the boot") in the Italian region Apulia, The zone in the province of Lecce includes the municipalities of Guagnano, Salice Salentino and Veglie, as well as a part of Campi Salentina. And in the province of Brindisi in full the municipalities of San Donaci and San Pancrazio Salentino, as well as a section of Cellino San Marco.

The Bianco is out Chardonnay (70%). Rosso and Rosato are out Negroamaro (70%). The varietal wines must consist of at least 85% (white) or 90% (red) of the respective variety. These are Chardonnay. Fiano, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ) and Negroamaro (also as Rosato). For the rest, all other approved varieties are allowed.

The sweet red wines Aleatico Dolce and Aleatico Liquoroso Dolce are made Aleatico (85%), as well as in any use or mixture of Negroamaro, Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and Primitivo (max. 15%) generated. a Spumante there is from all white wines, as well as from Rosato and Negroamaro Rosato. A longer matured Riserva there are of all red wines.

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