Terre del Colleoni or Colleoni DOC

History

This is the newborn in Bergamo, officially recognize in May 2011 by the Gazzetta Ufficiale 55 8th March 2011. This is the second DOC recognized to Bergamo and it is entirely devoted to native grapes, some of them have been grown in Bergamo since ancient time.

This new DOC represents a new commitment for Bergamo wine producers: a commitment to produce certified and guaranteed wines.
It is commitment and not an award. DOC represents the allegiance Bergamo wine producers accepted to bring Bergamo oenology at a higher level. Moreover, DOP is a guarantee to the foreign market too. Consorzio Tutela Valcalepio and Vignaioli Bergamaschi are working hard on promoting the Wine of Bergamo in other Countries too. The introduction of this new DOC represents a promise Bergamo producers are making to their consumers. They promise to bring Bergamo Oenology higher and higher.

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Wines

In 2011 we witnessed the first harvest of this new DOC that truly represent a Renaissance for some native grapes that have been grown in Bergamo since ancient time.

There are 14 types of wine in this Do: white, red, rosè, still and sparkling ... a great range of products.

Here are the 14 varieties:
Colleoni Pinot Bianco, Colleoni Pinot Grigio, Colleoni Chardonnay, Colleoni Manzoni Bianco, Colleoni Moscato Giallo, Colleoni MoscatoGiallo Passito, Colleoni Schiava, Colleoni Merlot, Colleoni Marzemino, Colleoni Cabernet, Colleoni Franconia, Colleoni Incrocio Terzi, Colleoni Novello, Colleoni Spumante.

Production of White Grape 12 Ton/ha.
Production of Red Grape 13 Ton/ha.
Yield Grape/Wine 70%

Production area

The production area of the DOC wines Terre del Colleoni or Colleoni discussed in the article 2 covers the administrative area of these municipalities in Bergamo Province:
  • Predore
  • Sarnico
  • Viadanica
  • Adrara San Martino
  • Adrara San Rocco
  • Foresto Sparso
  • Villongo
  • Gandosso
  • Credaro
  • Castelli Calepio
  • Grumello del Monte
  • Chiuduno
  • Carobbio degli Angeli
  • Zandobbio
  • Trescore Balneario
  • Luzzana
  • Entratico
  • Curno
  • Vigano S. Martino
  • Borgo di Terzo
  • Berzo San Fermo
  • Pradalunga
  • Cenate Sopra
  • Cenate Sotto
  • S. Paolo D’argon
  • Seriate
  • Brusaporto
  • Bagnatica
  • Montello
  • Costa Mezzate
  • Bolgare
  • Telgate
  • Gorle e Pedrengo Gorlago
  • Albano S. Alessandro
  • Torre De’ Roveri
  • Scanzorosciate
  • Villa di Serio
  • Nembro
  • Alzano Lombardo
  • Ranica
  • Torre Boldone
  • Bergamo
  • Ponteranica
  • Sorisole
  • Villa D’Almè
  • Almenno S. Salvatore
  • Almenno S. Bartolomeo
  • Palazzago
  • Caprino Bergamasco
  • Cisano Bergamasco
  • Pontida
  • Villa D’Adda
  • Calusco D’Adda
  • Terno D’Isola
  • Chignolo D’Isola
  • Bonate Sotto
  • Bonate Sopra
  • Ponte San Pietro
  • Presezzo
  • Brembate Sopra
  • Mapello
  • Sotto il Monte Giovanni XXIII
  • Carvico
  • Ambivere
  • Barzana
  • Paladina
  • Valbrembo
  • Almè
  • Mozzo
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