Trento DOC

Trento See Trentino–Alto Adige map, ref #6

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Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1993
Vineyard Area: 823 ha / 2,033 acres (2014)
Production: 51,500 hl / 572,600 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Pinot Meunier, Pinot Nero
Styles and Wine Composition:
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Any proportions of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Meunier, and/or Pinot Nero
  • Rosato or Rosé Spumante (RoSp): Any proportions of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Meunier, and/or Pinot Nero
  • Millesimato (vintage-dated Metodo Classico)
  • Riserva (Spumante, Rosato Spumante)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Wines must undergo second fermentation in bottles (Metodo Classico)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Spumante and Rosato Spumante; 12.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Spumante and Rosato Spumante can be at any sweetness level, from brut nature (zero dosage) to dolce; Riserva can range only from brut nature to brut
  • Aging: For nonvintage Spumante and Rosato Spumante, minimum 15 months on the lees (ERD = April 1, V+1); for Millesimato, minimum 24 months on the lees (ERD = January 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 36 months on the lees (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/21/2015