Vigneti della Serenissima / Serenissima DOC

Vigneti della Serenissima Includes hilly and mountainous areas of central and northeastern Veneto (see Veneto map, ref #43)
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2011
Vineyard Area: 6 ha / 14 acres (2017)
Production: None reported (2017)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Pinot Nero
Styles and Wine Composition:
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Any proportions of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero
  • Rosé Spumante (RoSp): Any proportions of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero
  • Millesimato (vintage-dated Spumante)
  • Riserva (Spumante)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 700 m (2,300 ft)
  • All wines must undergo second fermentation in bottles (Metodo Classico)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.5%, except 12.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Spumante, Rosé Spumante, and Millesimato can range from natural (zero dosage) to dry; Riserva can range from natural to brut
  • Aging: For nonvintage Spumante and for Rosé Spumante, minimum 12 months on the lees (ERD approx. October 1, V+1); for Millesimato, minimum 24 months on the lees (ERD approx. October 1, V+2); for Riserva, minimum 36 months on the lees (ERD approx. October 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011