Lison-Pramaggiore DOC

Lison-Pramaggiore See Veneto map, ref #13, and Friuli–Venezia Giulia map, ref #10
Region: ,
History: Established as a DOC in 1985, incorporating the Tocai di Lison DOC from 1971; from it, Lison was established as a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 371 ha / 916 acres (2014)
Production: 14,100 hl / 157,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Verduzzo
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Refosco
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 50–70% Friulano (locally Tai in Veneto); 30–50% Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, and/or Verduzzo Friulano
  • Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Pinot Grigio from subzone Pordenone only (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OANWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OANWG
  • Verduzzo (Wh): Minimum 85% Verduzzo + OANWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 50–70% Merlot; 30–50% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Malbec, and/or Refosco
  • Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère + OANRG
  • Cabernet Franc from subzone Pordenone only (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc + OANRG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon from subzone Pordenone only (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
  • Carmenère (Rd): Minimum 85% Carmenère + OANRG
  • Malbech (Rd): Minimum 85% Malbec + OANRG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OANRG
  • Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso + OANRG
  • Riserva (Rosso, Merlot, Refosco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Any proportions of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Verduzzo Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Verduzzo + OANWG
  • Refosco Passito (RdSw): Minimum 85% Refosco + OANRG

Subzone:

  • Pordenone province in Friuli–Venezia Giulia

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.0% and cannot normally be pressed until December 8
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Spumante; 11.5% for Verduzzo; 12.0% for Bianco, white varietals except Verduzzo, Rosso, Cabernet, and red varietals except Refosco; 12.0% for Verduzzo Passito (15.0% potential); 12.5% for Refosco, Rosso Riserva, and Merlot Riserva; 13.0% for Refosco Riserva; 13.0% for Refosco Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from extra brut to dry
  • Aging: For Bianco and white varietals, minimum 3 months (ERD = February 1, V+1); for Rosso and red varietals, minimum 4 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Verduzzo Passito, minimum 12 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Refosco Passito, minimum 18 months (ERD = May 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 24 months (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/26/2017