Lago di Corbara DOC

Lago di Corbara See Umbria map, ref #9
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1998
Vineyard Area: 43 ha / 106 acres (2014)
Production: 870 hl / 9,670 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Grechetto, Sauvignon Blanc, Vermentino
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 60% Chardonnay, Grechetto, Sauvignon Blanc, and/or Vermentino + OAWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OAWG
  • Grechetto (Wh): Minimum 85% Grechetto + OAWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OAWG
  • Vermentino (Wh): Minimum 85% Vermentino + OAWG
  • Riserva (Bianco, white varietals)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, and/or Sangiovese + OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OARG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vendemmia Tardiva (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 60% Grechetto and/or Sauvignon Blanc + OAWG
  • Passito (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 60% Grechetto and/or Sauvignon Blanc + OAWG
  • Riserva (Passito)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Grapes for Vendemmia Tardiva and Passito must be dried to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.0% and 16.0%, respectively
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Vendemmia Tardiva and Passito (15.0% potential); 11.0% for Passito Riserva (16.0% potential); 12.0% for Bianco and white varietals; 12.5% for white riservas, Rosso, and red varietals; 13.0% for red riservas
  • Aging: For Vendemmia Tardiva and Passito, minimum approx. 1–3 months (ERD = January 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum approx. 10 months (ERD = September 1, V+1); for white riservas, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = September 30, V+1); for red riservas, minimum approx. 22 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = September 1, V+2); for Passito Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = December 15, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011