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.
is out Chardonnay
are out Negroamaro
(70%). The varietal wines
must consist of at least 85% (white) or 90% (red) of the respective variety. These are Chardonnay
, 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
(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.