Recioto di Gambellara DOCG

Recioto di Gambellara See Veneto map, ref #29
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Gambellara DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2008
Production: 810 hl / 9,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Garganega
Styles and Wine Composition:
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSpSw): 100% Garganega
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Classico (WhSw): 100% Garganega

Note: In this case, Classico refers to a style rather than a subzone.


Significant Production Rules:
  • After harvest, grapes must be air-dried to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 14.0%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% (14.0% potential) for Spumante; 11.3% (14.0% potential) for Classico (the disciplinare says 11.3%, but that could be a typo for 11.0% or 11.5%)
  • Aging: For Classico, minimum approx. 10 months (ERD = September 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011