Malvasia di Casorzo d’Asti / Malvasia di Casorzo / Casorzo DOC

See Piemonte (Asti area) map, ref #9
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968
Vineyard Area: 43 ha / 106 acres (2014)
Production: 3,330 hl / 37,000 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Malvasia Nera
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Cerasuolo (RoSw): Minimum 90% Malvasia Nera + OAG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (RdSw): Minimum 90% Malvasia Nera (di Casorzo) + OAG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (RoSpSw): Minimum 90% Malvasia Nera + OAG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): Minimum 90% Malvasia Nera + OAG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.0%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 4.5% for Rosso (10.5% potential); 6.5% for Spumante (11.0% potential); 10.0% for Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Minimum 50 g/l (5.0%) for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/12/2013