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Ortrugo dei Colli Piacentini DOC

Region: Emilia-Romagna

Synopsis

History: Established as the Ortrugo DOC in 2010; name changed in 2013 (can also be labeled Ortrugo–Colli Piacentini)

Vineyard Area: 486 ha / 1,200 acres (2019)

Production: 32,100 hl / 356,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 90% Ortrugo + OANWG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 90% Ortrugo + OANWG

Significant Production Rules

  • Spumante may be made by Metodo Classico (second fermentation in bottles) or the Charmat method (fermented in pressurized tanks)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0%
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 17 g/l (1.7%) for Bianco frizzante; Spumante may range from extra dry to abboccato (demisec)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/07/2014

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