Lamezia DOC: White Grapes are Greco, Montonico Bianco and Red are Gaglioppo, Greco Nero
Bianco (Wh): Minimum 50% Greco Bianco + OAWG; Greco (Wh): Minimum 85% Greco Bianco + OAWG; Mantonico (Wh): Minimum 85% Montonico Bianco (locally Mantonico) + OAWG; Rosato (Ro): 35–45% Gaglioppo (locally Magliocco); 25–45% Greco Nero and/or Marsigliana; maximum 40% OARG; Rosso (Rd): 35–45% Gaglioppo; 25–45% Greco Nero and/or Marsigliana; maximum 40% OARG; Gaglioppo (Rd): Minimum 85% Gaglioppo + OARG; Greco Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Greco Nero + OARG; Novello (Rosso); Riserva (Rosso); Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Greco Bianco and/or Montonico Bianco + OANWG; Rosato Spumante (RoSp): Minimum 85% Gaglioppo, Greco Bianco, and/or Montonico Bianco + OANRG; Passito (WhSw): Minimum 50% Greco Bianco; minimum 35% Montonico Bianco; maximum 15% OAWG. The Minimum alcohol level is 10.0% for Mantonico, Spumante, and Rosato Spumante; 11.0% for Bianco, varietals except Mantonico, and Novello; 11.5% for Rosato; 12.0% for Rosso; 13.0% for Riserva; 16.0% (potential) for Passito
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