Wines of Molise

Wines of Molise

Molise location
PRODUCTION (Data source: ISTAT – 2018):
PDO = 6%
PGI = 12%
Wine without GI = 82%
Total white wine = 30%
Total red and rosé wine = 70%

List of the wine denominations in Molise

DOCG

DOC

Biferno DOC
Molise DOC (or del Molise DOC)
Pentro d’Isernia DOC (or Pentro DOC)
Tintilia del Molise DOC

IGT

Osco IGT (or Terre degli Osci IGT)
Rotae 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
Biferno DOCRossoRed (Rosso)70-80%: Montepulciano
10-20%: Aglianico
20% max: OAnaG
36/0/0 (R)14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l (R)
Biferno DOCRosso SuperioreRed (Rosso)70-80%: Montepulciano
10-20%: Aglianico
20% max: OAnaG
12,5 t/ha70%8750 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Biferno DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)70-80%: Trebbiano Toscano
20-30%: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Biferno DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)70-80%: Montepulciano
10-20%: Aglianico
20% max: OAnaG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Molise DOCRossoRed (Rosso)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAG
24/6/0 (R)15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l (R)
Molise DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Molise DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Molise DOCRosso Spumante di QualitàRed (Rosso)85% min: Montepulciano
15% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Molise DOCRosato Spumante di QualitàRosé (Rosato)50% min: Chardonnay a/o Pinot Bianco a/o Pinot Grigio a/o Moscato a/o Falanghina a/o Montepulciano a/o Fiano a/o Malvasia
50% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Molise DOCBianco Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)50% min: Chardonnay a/o Pinot Bianco a/o Pinot Grigio a/o Moscato a/o Falanghina a/o Montepulciano a/o Fiano a/o Malvasia
50% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Molise DOCChardonnayWhite (Bianco)85% min: Chardonnay
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCChardonnay Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Chardonnay
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extra Dry
Molise DOCFalanghinaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Falanghina
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Molise DOCFalanghina PassitoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Falanghina
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha50%7000 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Alcohol:
14%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Molise DOCFalanghina Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Falanghina
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Molise DOCTrebbianoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Trebbiano
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Molise DOCSauvignonWhite (Bianco)85% min: Sauvignon
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Molise DOCFianoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Fiano
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCFiano Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Fiano
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extra Dry
Molise DOCGreco BiancoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Greco Bianco
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Molise DOCMalvasiaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Malvasia
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haSemi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
9%
Alcohol:
10% (F)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCMalvasia Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Malvasia
15% max: OAG
14 t/ha70%9800 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Demi-sec
Doux
Molise DOCMoscato BiancoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Moscato Bianco
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCMoscato Bianco Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Moscato Bianco
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Demi-sec
Doux
Molise DOCMoscato Bianco PassitoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Moscato Bianco
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha50%6000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
14%
Actual alcohol:
13% min
Acidity:
4 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Molise DOCPinot BiancoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pinot Bianco
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCPinot Bianco Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pinot Bianco
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Brut Nature
Extra Brut
Brut
Molise DOCPinot GrigioWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pinot Grigio
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
10%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCPinot Grigio Spumante di QualitàWhite (Bianco)85% min: Pinot Grigio
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haAlcohol:
10%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extra Dry
Molise DOCPinot NeroRed (Rosso)85% min: Pinot Nero
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Molise DOCCabernet SauvignonRed (Rosso)85% min: Cabernet Sauvignon
15% max: OAG
12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Molise DOCMerlotRed (Rosso)85% min: Merlot
15% max: OAG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haOff-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Molise DOCMerlot NovelloRed (Rosso)85% min: Merlot
15% max: OAG
13 t/ha70%9100 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Molise DOCSangioveseRed (Rosso)85% min: Sangiovese
15% max: OAG
15 t/ha70%10500 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Molise DOCAglianicoRed (Rosso)85% min: Aglianico
15% max: OAG
24/6/0 (R)12 t/ha70%8400 l/haDryAlcohol:
11,5%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l (R)
Pentro d'Isernia DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)80% min: Falanghina
15-20%: Trebbiano Toscano
5% max: OAG
9 t/ha65%5850 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
6 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Pentro d'Isernia DOCRossoRed (Rosso)75-80%: Montepulciano
20-25%: Tintilia
5% max: OAnaG
12/6/0
48/24/6
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Acidity:
5 g/l (R)
Extract:
24 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l (R)
Pentro d'Isernia DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)75-80%: Montepulciano
20-25%: Tintilia
5% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha65%7150 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
6 g/l
Extract:
21 g/l
Tintilia del Molise DOCRossoRed (Rosso)95% min: Tintilia
5% max: OAnaG
24/0/0 (R)8 t/ha70%
55% (R)
5600 l/ha
4400 l/ha (R)
DryAlcohol:
11,5%
Alcohol:
13% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
21 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l (R)
Tintilia del Molise DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)95% min: Tintilia
5% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haOff-dry
Dry
Alcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l

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