Calosso DOC

Calosso  See Piemonte (Asti area) map, ref #14
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2011
Vineyard Area: 2 ha / 5 acres (2014)
Production: 48 hl / 530 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Gamba Rossa
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Gamba Rossa + OANRG
  • Passarà (Rd): Minimum 90% Gamba Rossa + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 150 m (490 ft); maximum 450 m (1,475 ft)
  • Grapes for Passarà must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 13.5% and cannot be pressed before December 15
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for Rosso with vineyard designation and for Riserva; 14.0% for Passarà
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 20 months (ERD = July 1, V+2); for Rosso with vineyard designation and for Riserva, minimum 30 months (ERD = June 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013