IGP Montenetto di Brescia

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 24 ha / 61 acres (2014)
Production: 730 hl / 8,130 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marzemino, Merlot, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano + OAWG
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, or Trebbiano + OAWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marzemino, Merlot, and/or Sangiovese + OARG
  • Varietals (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marzemino, Merlot, or Sangiovese + OARG
  • Novello (Rd): Minimum 70% Marzemino, Merlot, and/or Sangiovese + OARG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Communes of Azzano Mella, Borgosatollo, Capriano del Colle, Castenedolo, Flero, and Poncarale in the province of Brescia
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for all frizzante wines; 10.5% for Bianco tranquillo, Rosso, and Sangiovese; 11.0% for Novello and for all still varietals except Sangiovese
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011