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News:Prosecco DOC Rosé gets green light from Italy's National Wine Committee

Prosecco DOC Rosé gets green light from Italy's National Wine Committee

The Prosecco DOC Consortium announces that the proposal to amend the disciplinary rules for the production of Prosecco DOC, which includes the introduction of Prosecco DOC Rosé, was unanimously approved by the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies’ National Wine Committee. According to the Consortium’s estimates, the total production of Rosé could count up to 30 million bottles per year.

Stefano Zanette, President of the Prosecco DOC Consortium thanked "all those who have contributed to obtaining this important result, in a moment particularly tough for the wine industry.”

Prosecco DOC Rosé specifications

  • Grape varieties: Glera and 10%-15% Pinot Nero
  • Yields: 18 tons/hectare for Glera and 13.5 tons/hectare for Pinot Nero
  • Second fermentation – Martinotti/Charmat Method: minimum of 60 days
  • Sales will be allowed from the 1st of January after the harvest
  • Colour: pink more or less intense, shining, and with a persistent foam
  • Residual sugar: from Brut Nature to Extra Dry
  • The label will have to state the word “Millesimato” and the vintage (minimum of 85% of the grapes from that year)

Available in our portfolio:

  • La Gioiosa et Amorosa Prosecco DOC Rosé
  • VOGA Prosecco DOC Rosé 
  • Villa Sandi Prosecco DOC Rosé (available soon)

 


2020-05-27