Colli di Rimini DOC

Colli di Rimini See Emilia Romagna map, ref #8
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1996
Vineyard Area: 70 ha / 173 acres (2018)
Production: 2,610 hl / 29,000 cases (2018)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Biancame, Bombino Bianco, Grechetto, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 30% Trebbiano; maximum 60% Bombino Bianco and/or Sangiovese (vinified as a white wine); maximum 10% OAWG
  • Biancame (Wh): Minimum 85% Biancame + OAWG
  • Rebola (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Grechetto Gentile + OAWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 30% Sangiovese; maximum 60% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and/or Syrah; maximum 10% Alicante, Montepulciano, Petit Verdot, and/or Rebo
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Superiore (Sangiovese)
  • Riserva (Rosso, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Rebola Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Grechetto Gentile + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 280 g/l (28.0%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Biancame; 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for Rosso and red varietals; 12.0% for Rebola and Cabernet Sauvignon Riserva; 12.5% for Superiore and Rosso Riserva; 12.5% for Rebola Passito (17.0% potential); 13.0% for Sangiovese Riserva
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 1 year in bottle (ERD = December 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 08/06/2020