Venezia DOC

Venezia Covers the entire provinces of Treviso and Venezia (see Veneto map, ref #41 to the Friuli border)
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2010
Vineyard Area: 1,989 ha / 4,913 acres (2017)
Production: 92,000 hl / 1,021,800 cases (2017)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Gewürztraminer, Glera, Manzoni Bianco, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Verduzzo
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Raboso, Refosco
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 50% Friulano (locally Tai), Glera, and/or Verduzzo (Friulano and/or Trevigiano) + OANG
  • Chardonnay (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Manzoni Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Manzoni Bianco + OANWG
  • Pinot (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine) + OANWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OANWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OANWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc+ OANWG
  • Tai (Wh): Minimum 85% Friulano + OANWG
  • Traminer (Wh): Minimum 85% Gewürztraminer + OANWG
  • Verduzzo (Wh): Minimum 85% Verduzzo Friulano and/or Verduzzo Trevigiano + OANWG
  • Dual varietals (Wh): Chardonnay, Friulano, Manzoni Bianco, Pinot Bianco, or Verduzzo: 50–84% of first-named variety; 16–50% of other variety
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato or Rosè (Ro, RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 50% Raboso (Piave and/or Veronese) + OANG
  • Pinot Grigio (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OANWG
  • Pinot Rosato or Rosè (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 50% Pinot Bianco and/or Pinot Grigio; 5–50% Pinot Nero; maximum 15% OANG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Merlot + OANRG
  • Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère + OANRG
  • Cabernet Franc (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc + OANRG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
  • Carmenère (Rd): Minimum 85% Carmenère + OANRG
  • Malbec (Rd): Minimum 85% Malbec + OANRG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OANRG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OANRG
  • Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso + OANRG
  • Dual varietals (Rd): Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot, Pinot Nero, or Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso: 50–84% of first-named variety; 16–50% of other variety
  • Riserva (Rosso, Cabernet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 50% Friulano, Glera, and/or Verduzzo + OANG
  • Spumante Aromatico (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Gewürztraminer + OANWG
  • Chardonnay Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Gewürztraminer + OANWG
  • Pinot Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine) + OANWG
  • Pinot Grigio Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OANWG
  • Dual-varietal Spumante (WhSp): 50–85% Chardonnay; 15–50% Friulano, Glera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Nero (vinified as a white wine), or Verduzzo
  • Rosato or Rosé Spumante (RoSp): Minimum 50% Raboso + OANG
  • Pinot Rosato or Rosé Spumante (RoSp): Minimum 50% Pinot Bianco and/or Pinot Grigio; 5–50% Pinot Nero; maximum 15% OANG
  • Pinot Nero Spumante (RoSp): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OANG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito Bianco (WhSw): Minimum 50% Friulano, Glera, and/or Verduzzo + OANG
  • Verduzzo Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Verduzzo + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Riserva wines can contain up to 30% dried grapes
  • Dried grapes for Passito or Riserva wines must be dried to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15% and cannot normally be pressed before November 15
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for all frizzante, rosato, and sparkling wines; 11.0% for whites and non-riserva reds; 12.0% for Passito (15.0% potential); 12.5% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Spumante Aromatico can range from brut to dolce; all other sparkling wines can range from brut nature (zero dosage) to demisec
  • Aging: For Passito, minimum 12 months (ERD = November 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 07/05/2019