Montello Rosso / Montello DOCG

Montello Rosso See Veneto map, ref #39
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Montello e Colli Asolani DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 12 ha / 30 acres (2014)
Production: Approx. 500 hl; first 275 cases bottled in 2013/14
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 40–70% Cabernet Sauvignon; 30–60% Cabernet Franc, Carmenère, and/or Merlot; maximum 15% OANRG
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.5% for Rosso; 13.0% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum 18 months, including 9 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = May 1, V+2); for Superiore, minimum 24 months, including 12 months in barrel and 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014