Colli Altotiberini DOC

Colli Altotiberini See Umbria map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1980
Vineyard Area: 72 ha / 178 acres (2014)
Production: 265 hl / 2,940 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 50% Trebbiano Toscano + OAWG
  • Grechetto (Wh): Minimum 85% Grechetto + OAG
  • Trebbiano (Wh): Minimum 85% Grechetto or Trebbiano + OAG
  • Superiore (Bianco)
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Sangiovese + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OAG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OAG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OAG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 50% Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero; maximum 50% OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 550 m (1,805 ft)
  • Spumante wines may undergo second fermentation either in bottles or in autoclaves
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Trebbiano, Rosato, and Spumante; 11.5% for Grechetto, Rosso, Novello, and Superiore; 12.0% for red varietals; 12.5% for Rosso Riserva; 13.0% for red varietal riservas
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011