I Terreni di Sanseverino DOC

I Terreni di Sanseverino See Marche map, ref #15
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2004
Vineyard Area: 2 ha / 5 acres (2014)
Production: 70 hl / 775 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano, Vernaccia Nera
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Vernaccia Nera + OANRG
  • Moro (Rd): Minimum 60% Montepulciano + OANRG
  • Superiore (Rosso)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): Minimum 50% Vernaccia Nera + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 500 m (1,640 ft)
  • For Passito, grapes must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 260 g/l (26.0%) and can be pressed only between December 1, V, and March 31, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Moro and Superiore; 12.5% for Passito (15.5% potential)
  • Aging: For Rosso and Moro, minimum 18 months (ERD = June 1, V+2); for Passito and Superiore, minimum 24 months (ERD = December 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/26/2013