Colli Perugini DOC

Colli Perugini See Umbria map, ref #8
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1981
Vineyard Area: 61 ha / 151 acres (2014)
Production: 1,170 hl / 13,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, 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 (maximum 10% Malvasia)
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OAWG
  • Grechetto (Wh): Minimum 85% Grechetto + OAWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OAWG
  • Trebbiano (Wh): Minimum 85% Trebbiano Toscano + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Sangiovese + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 80% Chardonnay, Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero + OAWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo or Vino Santo (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 50% Trebbiano + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 450 m (1,475 ft) for red grapes; 500 m (1,640 ft) for white grapes
  • Spumante wines may undergo second fermentation either in bottles or in autoclaves
  • For Vin Santo, grapes must be air-dried to achieve a minimum sugar level of 260 g/l (26.0%) and must be pressed by March 31, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, and Spumante; 11.5% for Grechetto, Rosato, Rosso, and Novello; 12.0% for red varietals; 13.0% for Vin Santo (16.0% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 12/20/2013