Colli Euganei Fior d’Arancio / Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei DOCG

Colli Euganei Fior d’Arancio See Veneto map, ref #6
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Colli Euganei DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2010
Vineyard Area: 164 ha / 405 acres (2015)
Production: 6,580 hl / 73,100 cases (2016)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Moscato
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 95% Moscato Giallo + other authorized aromatic white grapes
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSpSw): Minimum 95% Moscato Giallo + other authorized aromatic white grapes
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 95% Moscato Giallo + other authorized aromatic white grapes

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.5%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 4.5% for Bianco dolce (10.5% potential); 6.0% for Spumante (10.5% potential); 9.0% for Passito (15.5% potential); 10.5% for Bianco secco
  • Residual sugar: Minimum 100 g/l (10.0%) for Bianco dolce, Spumante, and Passito
  • Aging: For Passito, minimum 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/19/2018