IGP Vallagarina

Region: ,
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 171 ha / 422 acres (2014)
Production: 5,610 hl / 62,400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Cortese, Durella, Friulano, Garganega, Gewürztraminer, Kerner, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato, Müller-Thurgau, Nosiola, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Sylvaner Verde, Trebbiano, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Ancellotta, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Casetta, Corbina, Corvina, Croatina, Franconia, Groppello, Lagrein, Lambrusco, Marzemino, Merlot, Molinara, Moscato Rosa, Petit Verdot, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Nero, Raboso, Rebo, Rondinella, Sangiovese, Schiava, Syrah, Teroldego, Turchetta
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the provinces of Trento or Verona
  • Varietals for the province of Trento only (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% of any one of the white grape varieties allowed for the province of Trento + OANWG
  • Varietals for the province of Verona only (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Grüner Veltliner, Manzoni Bianco, Moscato Giallo, Müller-Thurgau, Nosiola, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Trebbiano Toscano, or Welschriesling + OAWG
  • Dual varietals (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the provinces of Trento or Verona
  • Varietals for the province of Trento only (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% any one of the red grape varieties allowed for the province of Trento except Marzemino + OANRG
  • Varietals for the province of Verona only (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, Lambrusco a Foglia Frastagliata, Marzemino, Merlot, Negrara, Pinot Nero, Schiava (Gentile, Grigia, or Grossa), or Teroldego + OANRG
  • Dual varietals (Ro, RoFr, RoSw, RoFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the provinces of Trento or Verona
  • Varietals for the province of Trento only (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% any one of the red grape varieties allowed for the province of Trento except Marzemino + OANRG
  • Varietals for the province of Verona only (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Lagrein, Lambrusco a Foglia Frastagliata, Marzemino, Merlot, Negrara, Pinot Nero, Schiava (Gentile, Grigia, or Grossa), or Teroldego + OANRG
  • Dual varietals (Rd, RdFr, RdSw, RdFrSw): 50–85% of first-named variety; 15–50% of other variety
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • A proposed modification to the disciplinare would allow the production of tank-method sparkling wines from any proportions (blend or varietal) of Chardonnay, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero. In addition, a sparkling wine made from 100% Moscato Giallo would also be allowed. This modification was approved at the national level on March 16, 2015, and forwarded to the EU for formal approval, but has not been acted on yet.

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Defined area in the provinces of Trento and Verona
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for all wines except 11.0% for Novello
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/08/2013