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Monti Lessini DOC

Region: Veneto

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1987; name changed from Lessini Durello DOC in 2001

Vineyard Area: 62 ha / 154 acres (2018)

Production: 24 hl / 267 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 50% Chardonnay; maximum 50% Durella (locally Durello), Garganega, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero, and/or Sauvignon Blanc
  • Durello (Wh): Minimum 85% Durella; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Garganega, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero
RED WINES
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OANRG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Durella; maximum 15% Chardonnay, Garganega, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero

Significant Production Rules

  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine for a minimum of 2 months
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Durello; 11.5% for Bianco; 11.5% for Passito (14.5% potential); 12.5% for Pinot Nero
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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