IGP Colline del Genovesato

Region:
History: Established in 2002
Vineyard Area: 2 ha / 5 acres (2014)
Production: 251 hl / 2,790 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Albana, Albarola, Bianchetta Genovese, Bosco, Greco, Malvasia, Moscato, Pigato, Rossese Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, Scimiscià, Trebbiano, Vermentino
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Albarossa, Alicante, Barbera, Barsaglina, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo Nero, Ciliegiolo, Dolcetto, Merlot, Rossese, Sangiovese, Syrah
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Liguria
  • Pigato (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pigato + OANWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Liguria
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Liguria
  • Granaccia (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Alicante (locally Granaccia) + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Liguria

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Portion of the province of Genova included in the Golfo del Tigullio, Riviera di Ponente, and Val Polcèvera DOCs
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Bianco; 10.5% for Rosato and Rosso; 11.0% for Novello; 14.0% for Passito (16.5% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011