San Colombano al Lambro / San Colombano DOC

Region: Lombardia


History: Established as a DOC in 1984

Vineyard Area: 32 ha / 79 acres (2019)

Production: 1,680 hl / 18,700 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 50% Chardonnay; minimum 10% Pinot Nero; maximum 15% OANWG
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): 30–50% Croatina; 25–50% Barbera; maximum 15% Uva Rara; maximum 15% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso with a vineyard name)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco and Rosso; 12.0% for Bianco and Rosso with a vineyard name; 12.5% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Bianco with a vineyard name, minimum 3 months in bottle (ERD approx. February 1, V+1); for Rosso with a vineyard name, minimum approx. 10 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = September 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+2)

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