Asolo Prosecco DOCG

Asolo Prosecco  See Veneto map, ref #30
History: Established as a DOCG in 2009; former alternative name Colli Asolani Prosecco deleted in 2014
Vineyard Area: 1,500 ha / 3,700 acres (2016, C)
Production: 58,100 hl / 645,000 cases (2016, C)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Glera
Styles and Wine Composition:
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Perera, and/or Verdiso
  • Spumante Superiore (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Perera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero, and/or Verdiso

Significant Production Rules:
  • Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and Pinot Nero can be grown and vinified only in a restricted portion of the appellation
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Spumante Superiore
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from extra brut to demisec
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/03/2014