IGP Emilia / dell’Emilia

497211287-Emilia Romagna

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 5,588 ha / 13,802 acres (2014)
Production: 837,600 hl / 9,297,000 cases (2015)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Albana, Biancame, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Fiano, Friulano, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Grechetto, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Marsanne, Montù, Moscato, Mostosa, Müller-Thurgau, Ortrugo, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Spergola, Trebbiano, Verdicchio, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Alicante, Ancellotta, Barbera, Bonarda, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo, Croatina, Dolcetto, Fogarina, Fortana, Gamay, Groppello, Lambrusco, Malbo Gentile, Malvasia Rosa, Marzemino, Merlot, Montepulciano, Petit Verdot, Pinot Nero, Raboso, Refosco, Sangiovese, Syrah, Terrano, Uva Longanesi
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Emilia Romagna
  • Alionza (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Alionza + OAWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay; maximum 15% Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine) and/or OAWG
  • Grechetto Gentile (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Grechetto Gentile + OAWG
  • Lambrusco (WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Lambrusco (vinified as a white wine) + OAWG
  • Malvasia (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia (Bianca di Candia or di Candia Aromatica) + OAWG
  • Montù (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Montù + OAWG
  • Moscato (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco; maximum 15% Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine) and/or OAWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OAWG
  • Pinot Nero (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine) + OAWG
  • Riesling Italico (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Welschriesling (aka Riesling Italico) + OAWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OAWG
  • Spergola (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Spergola + OAWG
  • Trebbiano (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Trebbiano + OAWG
  • Dual varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety; Lambrusco is excluded from dual-varietal wines
  • Novello (Lambrusco)
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Emilia Romagna
  • Lambrusco (RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% Lambrusco + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Emilia Romagna
  • Ancellotta (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Ancellotta + OARG
  • Barbera (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Barbera + OARG
  • Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Cabernet Franc (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc + OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85%, Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Fogarina (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Fogarina + OARG
  • Fortana (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Fortana + OARG
  • Lambrusco (RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Lambrusco + OARG
  • Malbo Gentile (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Malbo Gentile + OARG
  • Marzemino (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Marzemino + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OARG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Dual varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety; Lambrusco is excluded from dual-varietal wines
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Bianco Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Same as Bianco, Alionza, Chardonnay, Grechetto Gentile, Lambrusco (vinified as a white wine), Malvasia, Montù, Moscato, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine), Riesling Italico, Sauvignon, Spergola, or Trebbiano
  • Rosato Spumante (RoSp, RoSpSw): Same as Rosato or Lambrusco rosato
  • Rosso Spumante (RdSp, RdSpSw): Same as Rosso, Ancellotta, Barbera, Fogarina, Fortana, Lambrusco, Malbo Gentile, Marzemino, or Pinot Nero
  • Dual varietals are allowed
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Mosto Bianco di Uve Parzialmente Fermentato (WhFrSw): Same as Bianco, Alionza, Chardonnay, Lambrusco (vinified as a white wine), Malvasia, Montù, or Moscato
  • Mosto Rosato di Uve Parzialmente Fermentato (RoFrSw): Same as Rosato
  • Mosto Rosso di Uve Parzialmente Fermentato (RdFrSw): Same as Rosso, Ancellotta, Barbera, Fogarina, Fortana, Lambrusco, Malbo Gentile, or Marzemino
  • Bianco Passito (WhSw): Same as Bianco, Grechetto Gentile, Malvasia di Candia Aromatica, Sauvignon, or Spergola
  • Rosso Passito (RdSw): Same as Rosso, Fogarina, Malbo Gentile, or Marzemino

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Provinces of Ferrara, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, and the part of the province of Bologna on the left bank of the Sillaro River
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for most wines except 1.0% for Mosto di Uve Parzialmente Fermentato (10.5% potential); 10.5% for Grechetto Gentile, Lambrusco (white, rosato, or red), Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero (white or red), Riesling Italico, Sauvignon, Spergola, and Trebbiano; 11.0% for Novello and Spumante; 12.0% for Passito (16.0% potential)
  • Maximum alcohol level: 6.3% for Mosto di Uve Parzialmente Fermentato
  • Residual sugar: Spumante wines can be produced at any sweetness level, from brut nature (zero dosage) to dolce
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 06/14/2016