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Recioto di Gambellara DOCG

Region: Veneto

Synopsis

Region:

History: Formerly part of the Gambellara DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2008

Vineyard Area: 4,120 ha / 10,175 acres total for all three Soave DOPs (2018)

Production: 1,060 hl / 11,780 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSpSw): 100% Garganega
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Classico (WhSw): 100% Garganega

Note: In this case, Classico refers to a style rather than a subzone.

Significant Production Rules

  • After harvest, grapes must be air-dried to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 14.0%
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% (14.0% potential) for Spumante; 11.3% (14.0% potential) for Classico (the disciplinare says 11.3%, but that could be a typo for 11.0% or 11.5%)
  • Aging: For Classico, minimum approx. 10 months (ERD = September 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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