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DOC area for red wines and rosé wines(spumante and frizzante) in the Italian region of Lombardy. The zone includes parts of the municipalities of Gazzuolo, Poggio Rusco and Sermide in the province of Mantova. It consists of two subzones: Viadanese-Sabbionetano (between the rivers Oglio and Po) and Oltrepò Mantovano. With an alcoholic strength of at least 11% vol (otherwise 10.5% vol), the subzone may appear on the label.

The wine types Rosso and Rosato are produced in any use of Grappello Ruperti(Lambrusco Viadanese), Grappello Maestri(Lambrusco Maestri), Grappello Marani(Lambrusco Marani) and Lambrusco Salamino (zum. 85%), as well as Lambrusco di Sorbara, Grappello Grasparossa(Lambrusco Grasparossa), Ancellotta and Fortana (max. 15%). The wines are aged in secco and amabile.

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