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

Region: Veneto

Synopsis

Region:

History: Formerly part of the Colli Euganei DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2010

Vineyard Area: 140 ha / 346 acres (2019)

Production: 6,900 hl / 76,700 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

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

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