Colli di Faenza DOC

Colli di Faenza See Emilia Romagna map, ref #6
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1997
Vineyard Area: 20 ha / 49 acres (2014)
Production: 318 hl / 3,530 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Ancellotta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 40–60% Chardonnay; 40–60% Grechetto Gentile, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, and/or Trebbiano
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh): 100% Pinot Bianco
  • Trebbiano (Wh): 100% Trebbiano Romagnolo
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 40–60% Cabernet Sauvignon; 40–60% Ancellotta, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, and/or Sangiovese
  • Sangiovese (Rd): 100% Sangiovese
  • Riserva (Rosso, Sangiovese)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco and Pinot Bianco; 11.0% for Trebbiano; 12.0% for Rosso, Sangiovese, and Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for all styles
  • Aging: For Rosso and Sangiovese, minimum approx. 6 months (ERD = April 30, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 05/31/2016