IGP Ronchi di Brescia

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 12 ha / 30 acres (2014)
Production: 360 hl / 4,070 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Riesling, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marzemino, Merlot, Sangiovese, Schiava
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Invernenga, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano (di Soave, Toscano) + OAWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OAWG
  • Invernenga (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Invernenga + OAWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OAWG
  • Trebbiano (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Trebbiano + OAWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Incrocio Terzi no. 1, Marzemino, Merlot, and/or Schiava + OARG
  • Barbera (Rd): Minimum 85% Barbera + OARG
  • Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Marzemino (Rd): Minimum 85% Marzemino + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Schiava (Rd): Minimum 85% Schiava + OARG
  • Novello (Rd): Minimum 70% Barbera, Marzemino, Merlot, and/or Sangiovese + OARG (can be varietally labeled if 85%)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Invernenga + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: 11 communes in the province of Brescia
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for frizzante versions of white varietals; 10.5% for Bianco, Trebbiano, Rosso, Barbera, and Schiava; 11.0% for all other varietals and Novello; 15.0% potential for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013