IGP Venezia Giulia

Region:
History: Established in 1996
Vineyard Area: 3,000 ha / 7,410 acres (2014)
Production: 108,100 hl / 1,200,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Gewürztraminer, Glera, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Ribolla Gialla, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Verduzzo, Vitovska, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Franconia, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Refosco, Schioppettino, Terrano
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Friuli–Venezia Giulia
  • Varietals for the province of Gorizia only (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Malvasia Istriana, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato Giallo, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Ribolla Gialla, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Verduzzo Friulano, or Welschriesling + OANWG
  • Varietals for the province of Pordenone only (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Glera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Ribolla Gialla, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Sciaglin, Ucelut, or Verduzzo + OANWG
  • Varietals for the province of Trieste only (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Sauvignon Blanc, or Vitouska + OANWG
  • Varietals for the province of Udine only (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Glera, Manzoni Bianco, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, or Verduzzo + OANWG
  • Dual varietals of Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, or Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Dual varietals of Chardonnay and Pinot Nero vinified as a white wine (WhFr, WhFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Friuli–Venezia Giulia
  • Varietals and dual varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Same as Rosso varietals
  • Dual varietals of Chardonnay and Pinot Nero (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Any proportions of grape varieties approved for the region of Friuli–Venezia Giulia
  • Varietals for the province of Gorizia only (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Schioppettino, or Terrano + OANRG
  • Varietals for the province of Pordenone only (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Forgiarin, Manzoni Bianco, Merlot, Pinot Nero, or Refosco (dal Peduncolo Rosso or Nostrano) + OANRG
  • Varietals for the province of Trieste only (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Merlot, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, or Terrano + OANRG
  • Varietals for the province of Udine only (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Franconia, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Refosco (dal Peduncolo Rosso or Nostrano), or Schioppettino + OANRG
  • Cabernet (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OAG
  • Dual varietals of Cabernet Sauvignon and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, or Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso and Merlot (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Entire region of Friuli–Venezia Giulia
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for all wines except 10.5% for all frizzante wines and 11.0% for Novello
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/12/2013