San Colombano al Lambro / San Colombano DOC

San Colombano See Lombardia map, ref #12
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1984
Vineyard Area: 63 ha / 156 acres (2014)
Production: 1,900 hl / 21,100 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera, Croatina, Pinot Nero
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 50% Chardonnay; minimum 10% Pinot Nero; maximum 15% OANWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): 30–50% Croatina; 25–50% Barbera; maximum 15% Uva Rara; maximum 15% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso with a vineyard name)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco and Rosso; 12.0% for Bianco and Rosso with a vineyard name; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Bianco with a vineyard name, minimum 3 months in bottle (ERD approx. February 1, V+1); for Rosso with a vineyard name, minimum approx. 10 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = September 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011