Lessini Durello / Durello Lessini DOC

Region: Veneto



History: Established as a new DOC in 2011, replacing another Lessini Durello (later Monti Lessini) DOC from 1988

Vineyard Area: 315 ha / 778 acres (2022)

Production: 7,750 hl / 86,100 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Durella; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Garganega, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero
  • Riserva (Spumante)

Significant Production Rules

  • Non-riserva wines may undergo second fermentation either in bottles or in autoclaves
  • Riserva wines must undergo second fermentation in bottles (Metodo Classico), beginning no earlier than January 1, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Spumante; 12.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: From extra brut to demisec
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 36 months on the lees (ERD = January 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification:


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