Colli Orientali del Friuli Picolit DOCG

Colli Orientali del Friuli Picolit See Friuli–Venezia Giulia map, ref #11
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Colli Orientali del Friuli (now Friuli Colli Orientali) DOC; established as a DOCG in 2006
Vineyard Area: 48 ha / 119 acres (2014)
Production: 272 hl / 3,020 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Picolit
Styles and Wine Composition:
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco (WhSw): Minimum 85% Picolit + OANWG
  • Bianco from subzone Cialla only (WhSw): 100% Picolit
  • Riserva (subzone Cialla only)

Subzone:

  • Cialla

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes may be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 13.0% (14.0% for Cialla and Cialla Riserva)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 15.0% (potential) for Bianco; 16.0% (potential) for Cialla and Cialla Riserva
  • Aging: For Bianco, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = September 1, V+1); for Cialla, minimum approx. 2 years (ERD = September 1, V+2); for Cialla Riserva, minimum 4 years (ERD = November 1, V+4)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014