Wines of Abruzzo

Wines of Abruzzo

Abruzzo location
PRODUCTION (Data source: ISTAT – 2018):
PDO = 29%
PGI = 12%
Wine without GI = 59%
Total white wine = 38%
Total red and rosé wine = 62%

List of the wine denominations in Abruzzo

DOCG

Colline Teramane Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOCG [Map]

DOC

Abruzzo DOC
Cerasuolo d’Abruzzo DOC
Controguerra DOC
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC

subzones: Alto Tirino, Teate, Terre dei Peligni, Terre dei Vestini, Terre di Casauria

Ortona DOC
Terre Tollesi DOC (or Tullum DOC)
Trebbiano d’Abruzzo DOC
Villamagna DOC

IGT

Colli Aprutini IGT
Colli del Sangro IGT
Colline Frentane IGT
Colline Pescaresi IGT
Colline Teatine IGT
del Vastese IGT (or Histonium IGT)
Terre Aquilane IGT (or Terre de l’Aquila IGT)
Terre di Chieti IGT


DOCG and DOC denominations in detail

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Denomination
denomination column
Tipology
wine tipology column
Color
color column
Grapes
grapes column
Minimum ageingRiserva optionYield
(tons/ha)
Yield
(wine/crop)
Yield
(liters/ha)
SweetnessMinimum alcoholMinimum actual alcoholMinimum acidityMinimum extractNotes
notes column
DosageMinimum ageing on leesAdditional geographical definitionsVigna indication
Abruzzo DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)50% min: Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Trebbiano Toscano
50% max:AOnaG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCRossoRed (Rosso)80% min: Montepulciano
20% max:AOnaG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCPassito BiancoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Malvasia a/o Moscato a/o Passerina a/o Pecorino a/o Riesling a/o Sauvignon a/o Traminer
40% max: OAG
14 t/ha50%7000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
12% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCPassito RossoRed (Rosso)60% min: Montepulciano
40% max: OAG
12 t/ha50%6000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
12,5% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
32 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCSpumante Bianco Metodo CharmatWhite (Bianco)60% min: Chardonnay a/o Cococciola a/o Montonico a/o Pecorino a/o Pinot Nero
40% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut✓✓
Abruzzo DOCSpumante Bianco Metodo ClassicoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Chardonnay a/o Cococciola a/o Montonico a/o Pecorino a/o Pinot Nero
40% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
6,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut18 months✓✓
Abruzzo DOCSpumante Rosé Metodo CharmatRosé (Rosato)60% min: Montepulciano a/o Pinot Nero
40% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut✓✓
Abruzzo DOCSpumante Rosé Metodo ClassicoRosé (Rosato)60% min: Montepulciano a/o Pinot Nero
40% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
6,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut18 months✓✓
Abruzzo DOCCococciolaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Cococciola
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCCococciola SuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Cococciola
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCMalvasiaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Malvasia
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCMalvasia SuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Malvasia
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCMontonicoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Montonico
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCMontonico SuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Montonico
15% max: OAG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCPasserinaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Passerina
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCPasserina SuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Passerina
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCPecorinoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pecorino
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Abruzzo DOCPecorino SuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pecorino
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
5,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo DOCRosé (Rosato)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAnaG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo DOCSuperioreRosé (Rosato)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAnaG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Colline Teramane Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCGRed (Rosso)90% min: Montepulciano
10% max: Sangiovese
12/0/2
36/12/2 (R)
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCRossoRed (Rosso)70% min: Montepulciano
30% max: OAG
24/0/6 (R)12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l (R)
✓✓
Controguerra DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)70% min: Montepulciano
30% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)50% min: Trebbiano Toscano a/o Trebbiano Abruzzese
10% min: Passerina
40% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)70% min: Montepulciano
30% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCSpumante Metodo ClassicoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Trebbiano Toscano a/o Trebbiano Abruzzese
30% min: Chardonnay a/o Verdicchio a/o Pecorino
10% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
18 months
24 months (M)
✓✓
Controguerra DOCBianco PassitoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Trebbiano Toscano a/o Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Malvasia a/o Passerina
40% max: OAG
14 t/ha45%6300 l/haSemi-sweet
Dry
Alcohol:
14%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
21 g/l
Annoso if aged 30 months minimum in wood (max 500 liters)
✓✓
Controguerra DOCRosso PassitoRed (Rosso)70% min: Montepulciano
30% max: OAG
12 t/ha45%5400 l/haSemi-sweetAlcohol:
14%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Annoso if aged 30 months minimum in wood (max 500 liters)
✓✓
Controguerra DOCMerlotRed (Rosso)85% min: Merlot
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCCabernetRed (Rosso)85% min: Cabernet Franc a/o Cabernet Sauvignon
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCPasserinaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Passerina
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCChardonnayWhite (Bianco)85% min: Chardonnay
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
✓✓
Controguerra DOCPecorinoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pecorino
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCRed (Rosso)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAnaG
24/9/0 (R)14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
21 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l (R)
✓✓
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCTerre di Casauria or CasauriaRed (Rosso)100% Montepulciano18/9/0
24/9/0 (R)
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Alcohol:
13,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
✓✓
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCTerre dei VestiniRed (Rosso)90% min: Montepulciano
10% max: OAnaG
18/9/3
24/9/3 (R)
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
12,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
✓✓
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCAlto TirinoRed (Rosso)95% min: Montepulciano
5% max: OAnaG
12/0/0
30/0/0 (R)
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
12,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Extract:
28 g/l (R)
✓✓
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCTerre dei PeligniRed (Rosso)95% min: Montepulciano
5% max: OAnaG
24/9/0
30/9/0 (R)
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
12,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l (R)
✓✓
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOCTeateRed (Rosso)90% min: Montepulciano
10% max: OAnaG
21/9/0
30/9/0 (R)
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
12,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
26 g/l
Extract:
28 g/l (R)
✓✓
Ortona DOCRossoRed (Rosso)95% min: Montepulciano
5% max: OAnaG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
✓✓
Ortona DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)70% min: Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Trebbiano Toscano
30% max: OAnaG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)75% min: Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Trebbiano Toscano
25% max: OAnaG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCBianco SuperioreWhite (Bianco)75% min: Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Trebbiano Toscano
25% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCRossoRed (Rosso)90% min: Montepulciano 10% max: OAG12/0/0
24/6/0 (R)
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Alcohol:
13,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Acidity:
5 g/l (R)
Extract:
26 g/l
Extract:
28 g/l (R)
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)90% min: Montepulciano 10% max: OAG12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCPecorinoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Pecorino
10% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCPasserinaWhite (Bianco)90% min: Passerina
10% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCFalanghinaWhite (Bianco)90% min: Falanghina
10% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCMerlotRed (Rosso)90% min: Merlot
10% max: OAG
12/0/010 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCCabernet SauvignonRed (Rosso)90% min: Cabernet Sauvignon
10% max: OAG
12/0/010 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCSangioveseRed (Rosso)90% min: Sangiovese
10% max: OAG
12/0/012 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCPassito BiancoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Moscato a/o Malvasia
10% max: OAG
10 t/ha45%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCPassito RossoRed (Rosso)90% min: Montepulciano
10% max: OAG
10 t/ha45%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
✓✓
Terre Tollesi DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)60% min: Chardonnay
40% max: OAnaG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Demi-sec
Doux
✓✓
Trebbiano d'Abruzzo DOCWhite (Bianco)85% min: Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Bombino Bianco a/o Trebbiano Toscano
15% max: OAnaG
18/0/0 (R)14 t/ha
12 t/ha (R)
70%9800 l/ha
8400 l/ha
DryAlcohol:
11,5%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l (R)
✓✓
Trebbiano d'Abruzzo DOCSuperioreWhite (Bianco)85% min: Trebbiano Abruzzese a/o Bombino Bianco a/o Trebbiano Toscano
15% max: OAnaG
20/0/013 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
✓✓
Villamagna DOCRed (Rosso)95% min: Montepulciano
5% max: OAnaG
8/0/0
22/0/0 (R)
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Alcohol:
13,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
30 g/l
Extract:
32 g/l (R)
✓✓

ABBREVIATIONS:

a/o: and / or
AG: Authorized grapes
OAG: Other authorized grapes
OAaG: Other authorized aromatic grapes
OAnaG: Other authorized non-aromatic grapes
(C): Classico
(F): Frizzante
(M): Millesimato
(R): Riserva
(S): Superiore
(sZ): subzone(s)
(V): Vigna
(VT): Vendemmia tardiva
Ageing (e.g. 24/6/6): total minimum ageing in months / mandatory months in wood / mandatory months in bottle