Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG: All sparkling wines from this denomination qualify for the “Superiore” adjective; only the still and frizzante versions do not. the use of Superiore and Prosecco are optional. Also wines from Valdobbiadene can drop “Conegliano”, and those from Conegliano don’t need to include “Valdobbiadene” on the label. Sparkling wines from Cartizze must use the phrase “Superiore di Cartizze. White Grape is Glera and Wine Composition for Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Perera, and/or Verdiso; Spumante Superiore (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Glera; maximum 15% Bianchetta Trevigiana, Chardonnay, Perera, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Nero, and/or Verdiso; Sui Lieviti (Spumante Superiore). The Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco; 11.0% for Spumante Superiore without subarea designation; 11.5% for Superiore di Cartizze and Rive-designated sparkling wines.
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