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Colli Asolani Prosecco

DOCG area (also Asolo Prosecco) for white wines in the Italian Veneto region. The wine previously included in the DOC area Montello e Colli Asolani was highly qualified in 2009. The zone covers in its entirety the municipalities of Castelcucco, Cornuda and Monfumo, as well as parts of the municipalities of Asolo, Caerano di San Marco, Cavaso del Tomba, Crocetta del Montello, Fonte, Giavera del Montello, Maser, Montebelluna, Nervesa della Battaglia, Paderno del Grappa, Pederobba, Possagno, San Zenone degli Ezzelini and Volpago del Montello in the province of Treviso.

The wine is made from at least 85% Glera (former name Prosecco) and a maximum of 15% Verdiso, Bianchetta Trevigiana, Perera and Glera Lunga. For the 15%, Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco(Pinot Blanc), Pinot Grigio(Pinot Gris) and white-pressed Pinot Nero(Pinot Noir) may also be traditionally used for the spumante. There are the wine types Prosecco (Tranquillo = still wine with 10.5% vol. alcohol content), Prosecco Frizzante (10.5% vol.) and Prosecco Spumante Superiore (11% vol.). Another DOCG area for Prosecco in Veneto is Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco.

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