Breganze DOC

Breganze See Veneto map, ref #6

491958969-Vineyard and Dolomites

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1969
Vineyard Area: 487 ha / 1,203 acres (2014)
Production: 8,730 hl / 97,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Marzemino, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Vespaiola
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 50% Friulano (locally Tai) + OANWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OANWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OANWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OANWG
  • Tai (Wh): Minimum 85% Friulano + OANWG
  • Vespaiolo (Wh): Minimum 85% Vespaiola (locally Vespaiolo) + OANWG
  • Superiore (Bianco, white varietals)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Merlot + OANRG
  • Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère + OANRG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
  • Marzemino (Rd): Minimum 85% Marzemino + OANRG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OANRG
  • Superiore (Rosso, red varietals)
  • Riserva (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Vespaiola + OANWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Torcolato (WhSw): 100% Vespaiola
  • Riserva (Torcolato)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Torcolato must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 14.0% and must be pressed no later than the end of February, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Rosso, all varietals, and Spumante; 12.0% for Superiore; 14.0% for Torcolato
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 35 g/l (3.5%) for Spumante; minimum 35 g/l (3.5%) for Torcolato
  • Aging: For Torcolato, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = December 31, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011