Emilia Romagna – DOCG Appellations & Main Rules

EMILIA ROMAGNA’s DOCGs
(Click on any grape variety to see its record on our Grape Variety Archive)

Wine Map of Emilia Romagna – Courtesy of Federdoc (click on map to go to website)

Wine Map of Emilia Romagna – Courtesy of Federdoc (click on map to go to website)

1. Romagna Albana DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1967
Upgraded to DOCG in 2011

Permitted Type of Wine: Reserved to white wines, which may be dry wines, sweet wines or sweet raisin wines (“passito“) in which last case the grapes may be dried whether on the vine or after the harvest

Territory: areas adjancent to the towns of (i) Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, Forlì, Forlimpopoli, Meldola, Bertinoro, Cesena, Montiano, Roncofreddo, Savignano sul Rubicone and Longiano, all in the Forli-Cesena district; (ii) Castelbolognese, Riolo Terme, Faenza, Casola Valsenio and Brisighella, all in the Ravenna district; (iii) Borgo Tossignano, Casalfiumanese, Castel San Pietro Terme, Dozza Imolese, Fontanelice, Imola and Ozzano Emilia, all in the Bologna district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 95% or more Albana, which may be blended with up to 5% of other white-berried grape varieties permitted in the Emilia Romagna region

Minimum Aging: N/A

2. Colli Bolognesi Classico Pignoletto DOCG

Approved as a DOC in the context of the “Colli Bolognesi DOC” in 1997
Upgraded to DOCG in 2010

Permitted Type of Wine: Reserved to white wines

Territory: (i) areas adjancent to the towns of Monte San Pietro and Monteveglio, both in the Bologna district; (ii) portions of the territories of the towns of Sasso Marconi, Casalecchio di Reno, Zola Predosa, Crespellano, Bazzano and Castello di Serravalle, all in the Bologna district; (iii) a portion of the territory of the town of Savignano sul Panaro, in the Modena district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 95% or more Pignoletto, which may be blended with up to 5% of other white-berried grape varieties permitted in the Emilia Romagna region

Minimum Aging: N/A

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s