Capriano del Colle DOC

Capriano del Colle See Lombardia map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1980
Vineyard Area: 58 ha / 143 acres (2014)
Production: 1,910 hl / 21,200 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Marzemino, Merlot
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 60% Trebbiano (di Soave, di Lugana, and/or Toscano) + OANWG
  • Trebbiano (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Trebbiano + OANWG
  • Superiore (Bianco)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 40% Marzemino (locally Berzamino); minimum 20% Merlot; minimum 10% Sangiovese; maximum 10% OARG
  • Marzemino (Rd): 100% Marzemino
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • 60% of grapes for Novello must undergo carbonic maceration
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Trebbiano, Rosso, and Novello; 11.5% for Marzemino; 12.0% for Superiore and Riserva
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum 12 months in barrel (ERD = October 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011