Rosso Piceno / Piceno DOC

Rosso Piceno See Marche map, ref #15
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968
Vineyard Area: 1,124 ha / 2,776 acres (2015)
Production: 54,200 hl / 602,000 cases (2016)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 35–85% Montepulciano; 15–50% Sangiovese; maximum 15% OANRG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OANRG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Superiore (Rosso)

Subzone:

  • Superiore can be produced only in a portion of the denomination

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Novello; 11.5% for Rosso and Sangiovese; 12.0% for Superiore
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011