Valtellina Rosso / Rosso di Valtellina DOC

Valtellina Rosso See Lombardia map, ref #26
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1968; Valtellina Superiore and Sforzato (Sfursat) di Valtellina became separate DOCGs in 1998 and 2003, respectively
Vineyard Area: 73 ha / 180 acres (2017)
Production: 5,500 hl / 61,100 cases (2017)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Nebbiolo
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Nebbiolo (locally Chiavennasca) + OANRG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft) on the left bank of the Adda River; 700 m (2,300 ft) on the right bank
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0%
  • Aging: Minimum 6 months (ERD = June 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/19/2017