Sforzato di Valtellina / Sfursat di Valtellina DOCG

Region: Lombardia


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

Vineyard Area: 61 ha / 151 acres (2021)

Production: 2,460 hl / 27,400 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

  • 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:


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