Spumante from subzone Bologna only (WhSp): Minimum 40% Chardonnay and/or Pinot Bianco; maximum 60% Grechetto Gentile, Pinot Nero, and/or Sauvignon Blanc
Bologna (Bianco, Rosso, Spumante, and Rosso Riserva only)
Significant Production Rules
Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Pinot Bianco, Riesling Italico, Sauvignon Blanc, and Merlot; 11.5% for Chardonnay, Barbera, and Cabernet Sauvignon; 12.0% for Barbera Riserva and Bologna Rosso; 12.5% for Bologna Riserva
Residual sugar: Maximum 8 g/l (0.8%) for Rosso, Merlot, and Riserva
Aging: For Riserva, minimum 3 years, including 5 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+3)
Last Disciplinare Modification:
Note: The Colli Bolognesi Grechetto-based wines called Pignoletto, including still, sparkling, vendemmia tardiva (“da Uve Stramature”), and passito wines, were subsumed into the new Pignoletto DOC as of 2014.