Offida DOCG

Offida See Marche map, ref #3
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2001; became a DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 428 ha / 1,057 acres (2015)
Production: 15,790 hl / 175,000 cases (2016)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Passerina, Pecorino
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Pecorino (Wh): Minimum 85% Pecorino + OANWG
  • Passerina (Wh): Minimum 85% Passerina + OANWG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Montepulciano + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5% for Pecorino; 12.0% for Passerina; 13.0% for Rosso
  • Aging: For Pecorino and Passerina, minimum approx. 4–5 months (ERD = March 1, V+1); for Rosso, minimum 24 months, including 12 months in barrel and 3 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014