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DOCG of

Campania

AT-GF
[north-south]

Aglianico del Taburno DOCG
- 85% min Aglianico
- also makes Rosado

Taurasi DOCG
- 85% min Aglianico 

Greco di Tufo DOCG 
- 85% min Greco
- plus+ 15% Coda di Volpe

Fiano di Avelino DOCG
- 85% min Fiano
- plus+ 15% max combined:
Trebbiano Toscano, Coda di Volpe, and Greco
(past MS question)

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Note:
- all are grouped in the center of Campania around the northern city of Benevento and Avelino to it's south
- all are 85% minimum to varietally label

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Aglianico del Taburno DOCG

(Rd, Rs)

Rosso - Rosso RiservaRosato

85% min Aglianico 

15% Max Combined:
other non-aromatic red grapes of Benevento

~9 tons/ha~

Rosato
~12% min ABV~

*released 3/1

Rosso
~12% min ABV~

*24 months aging from 11/1

Rosso Riserva
~13% min ABV~

*36 months from 11/1
**12 months min in wood
**6 months min in bottle

Producer:
- Cantina del Taburno

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Fiano di Avelina DOCG

(W!)

White Only!!

85% min Fiano

plus+ 15% Max combined: 
- Trebbiano Toscano
- Coda di Volpe
- Greco
(past MS question)

~10 tons/ha~
~11.5% min ABV~

  • Fiano was widespread before Phylloxera. After the louse, it was replanted by Masterberardino.
  • Waxy wine with the capacity to age.
  • Fiano may be a varietal or a blending component in the DOCs of Irpina and Sannino.
  • Fiano is finding more favor in Australia.

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Greco di Tufo DOCG

(W, Spk)

White - Spumante

85% min Greco
(aka: Asprinio)

15% Max Coda di Volpe
(only other grape allowed here)

~10 tons/ha~

Bianco
~11.5% min ABV~

Spumante
Metodo Classico

~12% min ABV~

*36 months in bottle from 11/1
 

  • Greco is the same grape as Asprinio.  (Jancis Robinson's "Wine Grapes" 2012)
  • Best wines are full bodied with some minerality; delicate apricot and herbs.
  • Not the same as Greco Bianco

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Taurasi DOCG

(Rd!)

Red Only!!
Normale - Riserva

85% min Aglianico

~10 tons/ha~

Normale
~12% min ABV~

*36 months from 12/1
**12 months min in wood

Riserva
~12.5% min ABV~

*48 months from 12/1
**18 months min in wood

Aglianico grape - high quality, late ripening, age worthy. Dark. Concentrated.

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What is

Lacyrma Christi del Vesuvio?

Like a "superiore" for Vesuvio DOC in Campania

Bianco: 35% min Coda di Volpe
Rosso: 50% min Piedirosso

~12% min ABV~
-- This is 1 full percent higher for Bianco normale, and 1.5 percent higher than for Rosso normale.

From the Slope of Mt. Vesuvis just east of Naples along the coast in the north-western section of Campania.

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Important DOC of Campania

Vesuvio DOC

Irpinia DOC

Sannio DOC

Ischia DOC

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What are the aging requirements of

Aglianico del Taburno DOCG?
(rosso)

*24 month min aging from 11/1

~12% min ABV~

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Rosso Riserva
*36 months min aging from 11/1
**12 months min in wood
**6 months min in bottle

~13% min ABV~

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What are the aging requirements of

Aglianico del Taburno DOCG?
(rosso riserva)

*36 months from 11/1

**12 months min in wood

**6 months min in bottle

~13% min ABV~

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Normale
*24 month min aging from 11/1

~12% min ABV~

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What are the aging requirement of

Taurasi DOCG?
(rosso)

*36 months from 12/1

**12 months min in wood

~12% min ABV~

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Rosso Riserva
*48 months min aging
**18 months min in wood

~12.5% min ABV~

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What are the aging requirement of

Taurasi DOCG?
(rosso riserva)

*48 months min aging

**18 months min in wood

~12.5% min ABV~

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Normale
*36 months from 12/1
**12 months min in wood

~12% min ABV~

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