Lago di Caldaro / Caldaro / Kalterersee / Kalterer DOC

Region: Trentino-Alto Adige


History: Established as a DOC in 1970

Vineyard Area: 362 ha / 894 acres (2019)

Production: 28,600 hl / 318,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Schiava (Gentile, Grigia, or Grossa) + OARG
  • Scelto or Auslese (Rd): Minimum 85% Schiava + OARG
  • Superiore (Classico subzone only)


  • Classico, from the communes of Appiano, Bronzolo, Caldaro, Cortaccia, Egna, Montagna, Ora, Termeno, and Vadena

Significant Production Rules

  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Rosso; 11.0% for Rosso Classico Superiore; 11.5% for Scelto; 12.0% for Scelto Classico Superiore
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:


Tramin, Alto Adige

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