Collio Goriziano / Collio DOC

Collio Goriziano See Friuli–Venezia Giulia map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968
Vineyard Area: 1,262 ha / 3,117 acres (2014)
Production: 49,900 hl / 553,900 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Gewürztraminer, Malvasia, Müller-Thurgau, Picolit, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Ribolla Gialla, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot, Pinot Nero
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Any proportions of Chardonnay, Friulano, Malvasia Istriana, Picolit, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Ribolla Gialla, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, and/or Welschriesling (aka Riesling Italico); maximum 15% Gewürztraminer and/or Müller-Thurgau
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OAWG
  • Friulano (Wh): Minimum 85% Friulano + OAWG
  • Malvasia (Wh): Minimum 85% Malvasia Istriana + OAWG
  • Müller-Thurgau (Wh): Minimum 85% Müller-Thurgau + OAWG
  • Picolit (WhSw): Minimum 85% Picolit + OAWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OAWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OAWG
  • Ribolla Gialla (Wh): Minimum 85% Ribolla Gialla + OAWG
  • Riesling (Wh): Minimum 85% Riesling + OAWG
  • Riesling Italico (Wh): Minimum 85% Welschriesling + OAWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OAWG
  • Traminer Aromatico (Wh): Minimum 85% Gewürztraminer + OAWG
  • Riserva (Bianco, white varietals except Picolit)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Any proportions of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and/or Pinot Nero
  • Cabernet (Rd): Any proportions of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère
  • Cabernet Franc (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc + OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso, red varietals)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5%, except 14.0% (potential) for Picolit
  • Aging: For white riservas, minimum 20 months (ERD = July 1, V+2); for red riservas, minimum 30 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = May 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011