Bonarda dell’Oltrepò Pavese DOC

Bonarda dell’Oltrepo Pavese See Lombardia map, ref #6
History: Formerly part of the Oltrepò Pavese DOC; established as a separate DOC in 2010
Vineyard Area: 1,619 ha / 3,999 acres (2018)
Production: 145,140 hl / 1,613,000 cases (2018)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Croatina
Styles and Wine Composition:
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Croatina (locally Bonarda); maximum 15% Barbera, Uva Rara, and/or Vespolina

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Rosso frizzante (11.0% potential); 12.0% for Rosso tranquillo
  • Aging: No minimum specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011