Casteggio DOC

Casteggio See Lombardia map, ref #25
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2010
Vineyard Area: 7 ha / 17 acres (2014)
Production: 27 hl / 300 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 65% Barbera; maximum 35% Croatina, Pinot Nero, Uva Rara, and/or Vespolina
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5%
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 24 months, including 12 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 3 years, including 12 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 08/20/2010