IGP Collina del Milanese

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 90 ha / 222 acres (2014)
Production: 3,490 hl / 38,700 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Cortese, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Timorasso, Trebbiano, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Ancellotta, Barbera, Bonarda, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Croatina, Dolcetto, Freisa, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Pinot Nero, Syrah, Uva Rara, Vespolina
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed white grape varieties + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% of any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% any one of the allowed red grape varieties + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the production area
  • Verdea Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Verdea + OANWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Hilly parts of the communes of San Colombano al Lambro in the province of Milano, Graffignana and Sant’ Angelo Lodigiano in the province of Lodi, and Inverno e Monteleone and Miradolo Terme in the province of Pavia
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Bianco and all frizzante wines; 10.5% for Rosato and Rosso; 11.0% for Novello; 11.0% potential for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013