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Cinque Terre / Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà DOC

Region: Liguria

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1973

Production: 2,150 hl / 23,900 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 80% Albarola, Bosco, and/or Vermentino; maximum 20% OAWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Sciacchetrà (WhSw): Minimum 80% Albarola, Bosco, and/or Vermentino; maximum 20% OAWG
  • Riserva (Sciacchetrà)

Subzones

  • Costa da Posa
  • Costa de Campu
  • Costa de Sera

Significant Production Rules

  • Grapes for Sciacchetrà must be air-dried to achieve a minimum alcohol level of 19.0% and cannot be pressed until October 1, V
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for subzones; 11.5% for Sciacchetrà (19.0% potential); 11.5% for Sciacchetrà Riserva (20.0% potential)
  • Aging: For Sciacchetrà, minimum 1 year (ERD = October 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 3 years (ERD = October 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

08/06/2021

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