Campania – DOCG Appellations & Main Rules

CAMPANIA’s DOCGs
(Click on any grape variety to see its record on our Grape Variety Archive)

Wine Map of Campania – Courtesy of Federdoc (click on map to go to website)

Wine Map of Campania – Courtesy of Federdoc (click on map to go to website)

1. Aglianico del Taburno DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1986
Upgraded to DOCG in 2011

Permitted Type of Wine: Red or rosé wines only

Territory: The entire territories of the towns of Apollosa, Bonea, Campoli del Monte Taburno, Castelpoto, Foglianise, Montesarchio, Paupisi, Torrecuso and Ponte as well as portions of the territories of the towns of Benevento, Cautano, Vitulano and Tocco Caudio, all in the Benevento district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 85% or more Aglianico, which may be blended with up to 15% of other black-berried, non-aromatic varieties permitted in the Benevento district

Minimum Aging: (i) N/A for the rosé version; (ii) 24 months for the base red version; (iii) 36 months, of which at least 12 months in wood barrels and 6 months in bottle for the “Riserva” red version

2. Fiano di Avellino DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1978
Upgraded to DOCG in 2003

Permitted Type of Wine: White wines only

Territory: The entire territories of the towns of Avellino, Lapio, Atripalda, Cesinali, Aiello del Sabato, S. Stefano del Sole, Sorbo Serpico, Salza Irpina, Parolise, S. Potito Ultra, Candida, Manocalzati, Pratola Serra, Montefredane, Grottolella, Capriglia Irpina, S. Angelo a Scala, Summonte, Mercogliano, Forino, Contrada, Monteforte Irpino, Ospedaletto D’Alpinolo, Montefalcione, Santa Lucia di Serino and San Michele di Serino, all in the Avellino district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 85% or more Fiano, which may be blended with up to 15% of any of, or a combination of: Greco, Coda di Volpe and/or Trebbiano Toscano

Minimum Aging: N/A

3. Greco di Tufo DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1970
Upgraded to DOCG in 2003

Permitted Type of Wine: White wines only, whether still or Classic Method sparkling

Territory: The entire territories of the towns of Tufo, Altavilla Irpina, Chianche, Montefusco, Prata di Principato Ultra, Petruro Irpino, Santa Paolina and Torrioni, all in the Avellino district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 85% or more Greco, which may be blended with up to 15% of Coda di Volpe

Minimum Aging: (i) N/A for the still wine; (ii) 36 months on the lees for the Classic Method sparkling wine

4. Taurasi DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1970
Upgraded to DOCG in 1993

Permitted Type of Wine: Red wines only

Territory: The entire territories of the towns of Taurasi, Bonito, Castelfranci, Castelvetere sul Calore, Fontanarosa, Lapio, Luogosano, Mirabella Eclano, Montefalcione, Montemarano, Montemileto, Paternopoli, Pietradefusi, Sant’Angelo all’Esca, San Mango sul Calore, Torre le Nocelle and Venticano, all in the Avellino district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 85% or more Aglianico, which may be blended with up to 15% of other black-berried, non-aromatic varieties permitted in the Avellino district

Minimum Aging: (i) 36 months, of which at least 12 months in wood barrels for the base wine; (ii) 48 months, of which at least 18 months in wood barrels for the “Riserva” wine

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