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Valtellina Rosso / Rosso di Valtellina DOC

Region: Lombardia

Synopsis

History: Established as a DOC in 1968; Valtellina Superiore and Sforzato (Sfursat) di Valtellina became separate DOCGs in 1998 and 2003, respectively

Vineyard Area: 33 ha / 82 acres (2018)

Production: 4,750 hl / 52,780 cases (2018)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

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

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