Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco See Veneto map, ref #18

Note: Wines from around the city of Valdobbiadene may be labeled Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG, and those from around the city of Conegliano may be labeled Conegliano Prosecco DOCG.

Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1969; became a DOCG in 2009
Vineyard Area: 6,580 ha / 16,253 acres (2014)
Production: 629,200 hl / 6,991,000 cases (2015)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Glera
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Perera, and/or Verdiso
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante Superiore (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Perera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero, and/or Verdiso

Subzones:

  • Cartizze (Spumante Superiore only)
  • 12 communes and 31 frazioni are allowed to put their name and the word “Rive” on the label of Spumante Superiore

Significant Production Rules:
  • Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and Pinot Nero can be grown and vinified only in a restricted portion of the appellation
  • Wines designated by the word “Rive” must come from one of the approved communes or frazioni and must be hand harvested and vintage dated
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Spumante Superiore; 11.5% for Superiore di Cartizze
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from brut to demisec
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/28/2014