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Sforzato di Valtellina / Sfursat di Valtellina DOCG

Region: Lombardia

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1968; became a DOCG in 2003

Vineyard Area: 69 ha / 170 acres (2018)

Production: 2,380 hl / 26,440 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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

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