Sforzato di Valtellina / Sfursat di Valtellina DOCG

Sforzato di Valtellina See Lombardia map, ref #4
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968; became a DOCG in 2003
Vineyard Area: 50 ha / 124 acres (2015)
Production: 2,500 hl / 27,700 cases (2016)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Nebbiolo (locally Chiavennasca) + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • After harvest, grapes must be dried to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 14% and cannot normally be vinified until December 1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 14.0%
  • Aging: Minimum 20 months, including 12 months in barrel (ERD = December 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/19/2017