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Gambellara DOC

Region: Veneto

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1970; Recioto di Gambellara was established as a separate DOCG in 2008

Vineyard Area: 201 ha / 496 acres total for both Gambellara DOPs (2018)

Production: 7,010 hl / 77,890 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 80% Garganega; maximum 20% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano
  • Superiore (Bianco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 80% Garganega; maximum 20% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vin Santo from the Classico subzone only (WhSw): Minimum 80% Garganega; maximum 20% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Trebbiano

Subzones:

  • Classico (Bianco and Vin Santo only)
  • Creari
  • Monti di Mezzo
  • Faldeo
  • San Marco
  • Selva
  • Taibane

Significant Production Rules

  • Grapes for Classico Vin Santo must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 16.0%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Spumante; 11.5% for Classico Bianco; 12.0% for Superiore; 16.0% (potential) for Classico Vin Santo
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from extra brut to dry
  • Aging: For Classico Vin Santo, minimum 2 years (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

12/29/2017

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