IGP Alto Mincio

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 48 ha / 119 acres (2014)
Production: 3,710 hl / 41,200 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Cortese, Friulano, Garganega, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Ancellotta, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Corvina, Fortana, Groppello, Lambrusco, Marzemino, Merlot, Molinara, Pinot Nero, Rondinella, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Lombardia
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Garganega, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, or Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine) + OANG
  • Riesling (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Riesling and/or Welschriesling + OANG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Lombardia
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% Merlot, Molinara, Pinot Nero, Rondinella, or Sangiovese + OANG
  • Cabernet Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OANG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Lombardia
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Merlot, Molinara, Pinot Nero, Rondinella, or Sangiovese + OANG
  • Cabernet (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OANG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Bianco Passito (Wh): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Lombardia
  • Rosso Passito (Rd): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Lombardia

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Hilly parts of the communes of Castiglione delle Stiviere Cavriana, Gonzaga Solferino, Monzambano, and Ponti sul Mincio in the province of Mantova
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Bianco, Rosato, and Rosso; 11.0% for Novello; 12.0% potential for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013