This denomination is centred on the commune of Barletta, in the Barletta-Andria-Trani province, and other nearby areas between the provinces of Bari and Foggia. Although the area is largely flat, the vineyards lie at elevations between sea-level and 250 metres. Annual rainfall averages 600mm, usually spread over some 70 days, with highest amounts in autumn and lowest in summer. The soils are medium-textured to loose clay-limestone. Barletta red and rosé wines must contain a minimum of 70% Nero di Troia, and the whites at least 60% Malvasia Bianca.
Categories: Rosso (red), Bianco (white), Rosato (rosé), Riserva (reserve), Frizzante (semi-sparkling), Novello (nouveau)