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DOCG of

Lombardy

F-VOSS

Franciacorta

Valtellina Superiore

Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico

Scanzo
(aka: Moscato di Scanzo)

Sforzato di Valtellina

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What is Martinotti?

The local term for the Charmant Method of sparkling wine production in Oltrepo Pavese DOC.

DOC sparkling wines must be made in this method as the Metodo Classico method is used for the wines of Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG.

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What is Futura?

The bottle shape of Scanzo DOCG

500ml in size

4

Franciacorta DOCG
{ALL}

(Spk!)

Normale (NV) - Saten - Rose
Millesimato - Riserva

~11.5% min ABV~
~10 tons/ha~

Normale
(NV only!)
Chard, Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco
(50% Max Pinot Bianco)

*25 months min total aging from harvest
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Saten
(blanc de blanc-esque)
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

50% min Chardonay
50% Max Pinot Bianco

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Brut Only!!]


Rose
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

25% min Pinot Nero

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Millesimato
Normale - Saten - Rose

*37 months min total aging
**30 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Extra Dry]


Riserva
NV - Saten - Rose - Millesimato

*67 months min total aging
**60 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Brut]

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Which types of Franciacorta may be made with 17 g/l or higher Residual Sugar?

Normale
[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]

Rosato
[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]

Millesimato
[Dosaggio Zero - Extra Dry]

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The following may not:

Saten
[Brut Only]

Riserva
Dosaggio Zero - Brut

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Franciacorta DOCG
(saten)

(Spk!)

Normale (NV) - Saten - Rose
Millesimato - Riserva

~11.5% min ABV~
~10 tons/ha~

Saten
(blanc de blanc-esque)
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

50% min Chardonay
50% Max Pinot Bianco

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Brut Only!!]

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Normale
(NV only!)
Chard, Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco
(50% Max Pinot Bianco)

*25 months min total aging from harvest
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Rose
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

25% min Pinot Nero

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Millesimato
Normale - Saten - Rose

*37 months min total aging
**30 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero- Extra Dry]


Riserva
NV - Saten - Rose - Millesimato

*67 months min total aging
**60 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Brut]

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Franciacorta DOCG
(rose)

(Spk!)

Normale (NV) - Saten - Rose
Millesimato - Riserva

~11.5% min ABV~
~10 tons/ha~

Rose
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

25% min Pinot Nero

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]

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Normale
(NV only!)
Chard, Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco
(50% Max Pinot Bianco)

*25 months min total aging
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Saten
(blanc de blanc-esque)
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

50% min Chardonay
50% Max Pinot Bianco

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Brut Only!!]


Millesimato
Normale - Saten - Rose

*37 months min total aging
**30 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero- Extra Dry]


Riserva
NV - Saten - Rose - Millesimato

*67 months min total aging
**60 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Brut]

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Franciacorta DOCG
(millesimato)

(Spk!)

Normale (NV) - Saten - Rose
Millesimato - Riserva

~11.5% min ABV~
~10 tons/ha~

Millesimato
Normale - Saten - Rose

*37 months min total aging
**30 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero- Extra Dry]

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Normale
(NV only!)
Chard, Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco
(50% Max Pinot Bianco)

*25 months min total aging
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Saten
(blanc de blanc-esque)
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

50% min Chardonay
50% Max Pinot Bianco

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Brut Only!!]


Rose
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

25% min Pinot Nero

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Riserva
NV - Saten - Rose - Millesimato

*67 months min total aging
**60 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Brut]

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Franciacorta DOCG
(riserva)

(Spk!)

Normale (NV) - Saten - Rose
Millesimato - Riserva

~11.5% min ABV~
~10 tons/ha~

Riserva
NV - Saten - Rose - Millesimato

*67 months min total aging
**60 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Brut]

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Normale
(NV only!)
Chard, Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco
(50% Max Pinot Bianco)

*25 months min total aging
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Saten
(blanc de blanc-esque)
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

50% min Chardonay
50% Max Pinot Bianco

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Brut Only!!]


Rose
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

25% min Pinot Nero

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Millesimato
Normale - Saten - Rose

*37 months min total aging
**30 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero- Extra Dry]

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Aging requirements for

Franciacorta DOCG?
{normale}

Normale - Saten - Rose - Millesimato
Riserva

Normale
(NV Only!!)
*25 months min total aging from harvest date
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

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Saten - Rose
*31 months min total aging from harvest date
**24 minths min on lees from 2/1

Millesimato
*37 months min total aging from harvest date
**30 minths min on lees from 2/1

Riserva
*67 months min total aging from harvest date
**60 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Aging requirements for

Franciacorta DOCG?
{saten}

Normale - Saten - Rose - Millesimato
Riserva

Saten - Rose
*31 months min total aging from harvest date
**24 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Normale
(NV Only!!)
*25 months min total aging from harvest date
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

Millesimato
*37 months min total aging from harvest date
**30 minths min on lees from 2/1

Riserva
*67 months min total aging from harvest date
**60 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Aging requirements for

Franciacorta DOCG?
{rose}

Normale - Saten - Rose - Millesimato
Riserva

Saten - Rose
*31 months min total aging from harvest date
**24 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Normale
(NV Only!!)
*25 months min total aging from harvest date
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

Millesimato
*37 months min total aging from harvest date
**30 minths min on lees from 2/1

Riserva
*67 months min total aging from harvest date
**60 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Franciacorta DOCG
(normale)

(Spk!)

Normale (NV) - Saten - Rose
Millesimato - Riserva

~11.5% min ABV~
~10 tons/ha~

Normale
(NV only!)
Chard, Pinot Nero, Pinot Bianco
(50% Max Pinot Bianco)

*25 months min total aging
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]

----------


Saten
(blanc de blanc-esque)
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

50% min Chardonay
50% Max Pinot Bianco

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Brut Only!!]


Rose
NV - Millesimato - Riserva

25% min Pinot Nero

*31 months min total aging
**24 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Demi-Sec]


Millesimato
Normale - Saten - Rose - Riserva

*37 months min total aging
**30 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero- Extra Dry]


Riserva
NV - Saten - Rose - Millesimato

*67 months min total aging
**60 months min on lees from 2/1

[Dosaggio Zero - Brut]

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Aging requirements for

Franciacorta DOCG?
{millesimato}

Normale - Saten - Rose - Millesimato
Riserva

Millesimato
*37 months min total aging from harvest date
**30 minths min on lees from 2/1

----------

Normale
(NV Only!!)
*25 months min total aging from harvest date
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

Saten - Rose
*31 months min total aging from harvest date
**24 minths min on lees from 2/1

Riserva
*67 months min total aging from harvest date
**60 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Aging requirements for

Franciacorta DOCG?
{riserva}

Normale - Saten - Rose - Millesimato
Riserva

Riserva
*67 months min total aging from harvest date
**60 minths min on lees from 2/1

----------

Normale
(NV Only!!)
*25 months min total aging from harvest date
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

Saten - Rose
*31 months min total aging from harvest date
**24 minths min on lees from 2/1

Millesimato
*37 months min total aging from harvest date
**30 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Valtellina Superiore DOCG

(Rd!)

Red Only!!
Normale - Riserva - Sub-Zone
Stagafassli

90% min Chiavannasca
(nebbiolo)

~12% min ABV~
~8 tons/ha~

*24 months min aging from 12/1
**12 months min in wood

Riserva
*3 years min aging

Stagafassli
"Bottled in Switzerland"

Valtelina has 5 Sub-Zones:
MSG-IV
Maroggia
Sassella
Grumello
Inferno
Valgella

(west to east)

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Sub Zones of

Valtellina

[west-east]

MSG-IV

Maroggia
(newest)

Sassella
(best)

Grumello
(lightest bodied wines)

Inferno
(hottest)

Valgella
(largest producing)
-only zone with areas south of Adda river-

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What is Maroggia?

The westernmost sub-zone of Valtellina.

(It is the newest of the 5)

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What is Sassella?

The best sub-zone of Valtellina. 

It lies just west of the town of
Sondrio on the Adda River.

20

What is Grumello?

A sub-zone of Valtellina.

Lies just east of the town of
Sondrio on the Adda River.

It produces the lightest bodied wines
of all the 5 sub-zones.

Note:
-AR Pepe is located here

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What is Inferno?

The hottest sub-zone of Valtellina.

Lies just east of Grumello on the Adda River.

It encompasses the vineyards from just east of
Sondrio to the town of Tresivio.

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What is Valgella?

The easternmost sub-zone of Valtellina.

It is the largest producing of the 5.

It is the only sub-zone
with plantings south of the Adda River

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What is Stagafassli?

A labeling term that is applied to Valtellina Superiore if the wine is bottled in Switzerland as opposed to Italy.

Bottled is an important distinction here.  The grapes must still be grown in Valtellina, but they can be processed and bottled in Switzerland.

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Moscato di Scanzo DOCG

(Rd Pst!)

Red Passito Only!!

100% Moscato di Scanzo
(this is a child of 'a petite grains')

~7 tons/ha~
~17% min ABV~
~{14% actual}~

*released 11/1 on 2nd year after harvest

280 g/l min Must Weight (after drying)
50-100 g/l RS

Note:
- wines are bottled in a 500ml bottle called a Futura

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Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG

(Rd!)

Red Only!!

90% min Chiavannasca

~8 tons/ha~
~14% min ABV~

-grapes are dried to increase potential ABV from 11% to 14%;
cannot be vinified until 12/10.

*20 months min aging from 4/1
**12 months min in wood

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Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG

(Spk!)

Bianco - Rosato
Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose

~10 tons/ha~

NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1

Bianco - Rosato
70% min Pinot Nero
30% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~11.5% min ABV~


Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose
85% min Pinot Nero
15% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~12% min ABV~

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Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG
(bianco)

(Spk!)

Bianco - Rose
Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose

~10 tons/ha~

Bianco - Rose
70% min Pinot Nero
30% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~11.5% min ABV~

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NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1


Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose
85% min Pinot Nero
15% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~12% min ABV~

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Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG
(rose)

(Spk!)

Bianco - Rose
Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose

~10 tons/ha~

Bianco - Rose
70% min Pinot Nero
30% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~11.5% min ABV~

----------

NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1


Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose
85% min Pinot Nero
15% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~12% min ABV~

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Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG
(pinot nero)

(Spk!)

Bianco - Rose
Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose

~10 tons/ha~

Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose
85% min Pinot Nero
15% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~12% min ABV~

----------

NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1

Bianco - Rose
70% min Pinot Nero
30% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~11.5% min ABV~

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Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG
(pinot nero rose)

(Spk!)

Bianco - Rose
Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose

~10 tons/ha~

Pinot Nero - Pinot Nero Rose
85% min Pinot Nero
15% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~12% min ABV~

----------

NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1

Bianco - Rose
70% min Pinot Nero
30% Max combined:
Chard, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Bianco

~11.5% min ABV~

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Aging requirement for

Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG

Non-Vintage?

NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

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Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1

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Aging requirement for

Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG

Millesimato?

Millesimato
*24 months min on lees from 1/1

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NV
*15 months min on lees from 1/1

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Aging requirement for

Valtelina Superiore DOCG?

*24 months min aging from 12/1

**12 months min in wood

==========

Riserva
*3 years min aging

34

Aging requirement for

Sforzato di Valtellina DOCG?

*20 months min aging from 4/1

**12 months min in wood

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Aging requirements for

Franciacorta DOCG?
{ALL}

Normale - Saten - Rose - Millesimato
Riserva

Normale
(NV Only!!)
*25 months min total aging from harvest date
**18 months min on lees from 2/1

Saten - Rose
*31 months min total aging from harvest date
**24 minths min on lees from 2/1

Millesimato
*37 months min total aging from harvest date
**30 minths min on lees from 2/1

Riserva
*67 months min total aging from harvest date
**60 minths min on lees from 2/1

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Aging requirement for

Valtelina Superiore DOCG?
(riserva)

*3 years min aging

==========

Normale
*24 months min aging from 12/1
**12 months min in wood

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