Prosecco DOC

Prosecco Includes all of central and northeastern Veneto (see Veneto map, ref #31) and all of Friuli–Venezia Giulia
Region: ,
History: Established as a DOC in 2009
Vineyard Area: 17,490 ha / 43,200 acres (2014)
Production: 2,648,000 hl / 29,393,000 cases (2015)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Glera
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Perera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Perera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine)

452468697-Vineyard in ProseccoSubzones:

  • Provincia di Treviso
  • Provincia di Trieste

Significant Production Rules:
  • Spumante must be fermented in pressurized tanks or autoclaves
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Spumante
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from brut to demisec
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 12/07/2016