Gutturnio DOC

Gutturnio See Emilia-Romagna map, ref #12
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Colli Piacentini DOC; established as a separate DOC in 2010
Vineyard Area: 1,087 ha / 2,685 acres (2017)
Production: 80,140 hl / 890,400 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Barbera
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (RdFr): 55–70% Barbera; 30–45% Croatina (locally Bonarda)
  • Superiore (Rd): 55–70% Barbera; 30–45% Croatina
  • Riserva (Superiore)

Subzone:

  • Classico (Superiore and Riserva only)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Superiore; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 17 g/l (1.7%) for Rosso
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum approx. 5–6 months (ERD = April 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = September 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/26/2017