Pergola DOC

Pergola See Marche map, ref #16
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2005
Vineyard Area: 13 ha / 32 acres (2014)
Production: 255 hl / 2,830 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aleatico
Styles and Wine Composition:
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 60% Aleatico + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 60% Aleatico + OARG
  • Aleatico (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Aleatico + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Superiore (Rosso, Aleatico)
  • Riserva (Rosso, Aleatico)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante Rosato or Rosé (RoSp, RoSpSw): Minimum 60% Aleatico + OARG
  • Spumante (RdSp, RdSpSw): Minimum 85% Aleatico + OARG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Aleatico + OARG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 150 m (490 ft); maximum 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried naturally to achieve a minimum sugar level of 26.0% (260 g/l) and must be pressed by March 31, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Rosato, Rosso, Aleatico, Novello, and Spumante Rosato; 12.0% for Superiore and Riserva; 12.0% for Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Spumante wines can be at any sweetness level, from brut nature (zero dosage) to dolce
  • Aging: For Passito, minimum approx. 7–9 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 2 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011