Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG

Vernaccia di Serrapetrona See Marche map, ref #2
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1971; became a DOCG in 2004
Vineyard Area: 28 ha / 69 acres (2014)
Production: 790 hl / 8,750 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Vernaccia Nera
Styles and Wine Composition:
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (RdSp, RdSpSw): Minimum 85% Vernaccia Nera + OARG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 700 m (2,300 ft)
  • At least 40% of the grapes must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 13.0%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5%
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from dry (secco) to dolce
  • Aging: Minimum approx. 9 months (ERD = June 30, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011