Tutti i vitigni pugliesi autorizzati da disciplinare, usati nella produzione dei vini Crifo

Apulian wines under Crifo brand are 8 DOC, controlled designation of origin, 2 DOCG, controlled and guaranteed designation of origin, and 13 IGP, protected geographical indication. By certified wines, and authorized vines, it is meant a precise “specification”,  that establishes guidelines for the production in a certain area, defined at regional or more often local level, with grapes of particular varieties used in predefined percentage. 

Only by following these rules can a wine have in the label the mention DOC, DOCG and IGP. Generally speaking DOP, DOCG and IGP are indications for export. Cantina di Ruvo di Puglia cultivates several of them, five of which are autochthonous. With these are made Castel del Monte DOP, Castel del Monte DOCG and Puglia IGP wines. The first are grown from authorized vines, located in a large area around the historic Castle of Frederick. 

The production Procedural Guideline of Castel del Monte DOC is characterized by a long list of types, depending on the name given to the type of authorized vine.

In particular there are 8 Castel del Monte DOP labels among Crifo’s range of products: red, white and rosé wines.

The grape varieties used for the production are 


Regarding DOCG, Crifo produces both Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva DOCG  and Castel del Monte Bombino Nero DOCG, that take their names from the grape varieties Nero di Troia  and Bombino Nero.

The wines produced are 100% Augustale Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva DOCG  and 100% Augustale Castel del Monte Bombino Nero DOCG.


Under the Puglia IGP denomination are produced Crifo white wines, also sparkling and late harvest; reds, also drying; rosé wines, also sparkling. 

The vines used for the production are: