Ortrugo dei Colli Piacentini DOC

Ortrugo dei Colli Piacentini See Emilia-Romagna map, ref #18
History: Established as the Ortrugo DOC in 2010; name changed in 2013 (can also be labeled Ortrugo–Colli Piacentini)
Vineyard Area: 374 ha / 924 acres (2014)
Production: 27,600 hl / 306,400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Ortrugo
Styles and Wine Composition:
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 90% Ortrugo + OANWG
  • 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