Gambellara DOC

Gambellara See Veneto map, ref #10
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970; Recioto di Gambellara was established as a separate DOCG in 2008
Vineyard Area: 368 ha / 909 acres (2014)
Production: 8,540 hl / 94,900 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Garganega
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 80% Garganega; maximum 20% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano
  • Superiore (Bianco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 80% Garganega; maximum 20% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo from the Classico subzone only (WhSw): Minimum 80% Garganega; maximum 20% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano

Subzones:

  • Classico (Bianco and Vin Santo only)
  • Creari
  • Monti di Mezzo
  • Faldeo
  • San Marco
  • Selva
  • Taibane

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Classico Vin Santo must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 16.0%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Spumante; 11.5% for Classico Bianco; 12.0% for Superiore; 16.0% (potential) for Classico Vin Santo
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from extra brut to dry
  • Aging: For Classico Vin Santo, minimum 2 years (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/13/2014