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Rosso Piceno / Piceno DOC

Region: Marche

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1968

Vineyard Area: 993 ha / 2,453 acres (2019)

Production: 52,600 hl / 584,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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)

Subzones

  • 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

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