Flashcards in C26 - Introduction to Italy Deck (7)
What is the Italian for PDO?
Denominazione di Origine Protetta (DOP)
What are the two Italian PDO levels?
Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC)
Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG)
What are the broad restrictions/rules surrounding DOC wines?
Subject to geographical boundaries as well as limitations on grape varieties and production methods
What are the broad restrictions/rules surrounding DOCG wines?
As DOC + must be bottled in the area of production and are subject to a Ministry of Agriculture tasting
What are the possible Italian terms for PGI?
Indicazione Geografica Protetta (IGP)
Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT)
What does Classico mean on an Italian wine label?
It acknowledges wines that have been made solely from the original classified land