Wines of Liguria

Wines of Liguria

Liguria location
PRODUCTION (Data source: ISTAT – 2018):
PDO = 54%
PGI = 11%
Wine without GI = 35%
Total white wine = 70%
Total red and rosé wine = 30%

List of the wine denominations in Liguria

DOCG

DOC

Cinque Terre and Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà DOC [Map]

subzones: Costa da Posa, Costa de Campu, Costa de Sera

Colli di Luni DOC [interregional with Tuscany]
Colline di Levanto DOC
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOC (or Portofino DOC)

subzone: Costa dei Fieschi

Pornassio DOC (or Ormeasco di Pornassio DOC)
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOC

subzones: Albenganese, Finalese, Quiliano, Riviera dei fiori, Taggia

Rossese di Dolceacqua DOC (or Dolceacqua DOC) [Map]
Val Polcèvera DOC

subzone: Coronata

IGT

Colline del Genovesato IGT
Colline Savonesi IGT
Liguria di Levante IGT
Terrazze dell’Imperiese IGT


DOCG and DOC denominations in detail

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Denomination
denomination column
Tipology
wine tipology column
Color
color column
Grapes
grapes column
Minimum ageingRiserva optionYield
(tons/ha)
Yield
(wine/crop)
Yield
(liters/ha)
SweetnessMinimum alcoholMinimum actual alcoholMinimum acidityMinimum extractNotes
notes column
DosageMinimum ageing on leesAdditional geographical definitionsVigna indication
Cinque Terre DOCWhite (Bianco)40% min: Bosco
40% max: Albarola a/o Vermentino
20% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Cinque Terre DOCCosta de SeraWhite (Bianco)40% min: Bosco
40% max: Albarola a/o Vermentino
20% max: OAG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Cinque Terre DOCCosta de CampuWhite (Bianco)40% min: Bosco
40% max: Albarola a/o Vermentino
20% max: OAG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Cinque Terre DOCCosta da PosaWhite (Bianco)40% min: Bosco
40% max: Albarola a/o Vermentino
20% max: OAG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà DOCPassitoWhite (Bianco)40% min: Bosco
40% max: Albarola a/o Vermentino
20% max: OAG
9 t/ha35%3150 l/haSweet
Semi-sweet
Off-dry
Alcohol:
17%
Actual alcohol:
13,5% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Colli di Luni DOCAlbarolaWhite (Bianco)85% min: Albarola
15% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
✓✓
Colli di Luni DOCRossoRed (Rosso)50% min: Sangiovese
50% max: OAG
24/0/0 (R)11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11,5%
Alcohol:
12,5% (R)
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l (R)
✓✓
Colli di Luni DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)35% min: Vermentino
25-40%: Trebbiano Toscano
30% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
✓✓
Colli di Luni DOCVermentinoWhite (Bianco)90% min: Vermentino
10% max: OAG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
✓✓
Colli di Luni DOCVermentino SuperioreWhite (Bianco)90% min: Vermentino
10% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
✓✓
Colline di Levanto DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)40% min: Vermentino
20% min: Albarola
5% min: Bosco
35% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
✓✓
Colline di Levanto DOCVermentinoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
✓✓
Colline di Levanto DOCRossoRed (Rosso)30% min: Sangiovese
20% min: Ciliegiolo
50% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
21 g/l
✓✓
Colline di Levanto DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)30% min: Sangiovese
20% min: Ciliegiolo
50% max: OAG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haOff-dry (10 g/l max)Alcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
19 g/l
✓✓
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese
40% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCSpumanteWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese
40% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extra Brut
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCBianco PassitoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese
40% max: OAnaG
12/0/09 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCRossoRed (Rosso)60% min: Ciliegiolo a/o Dolcetto
40% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)60% min: Ciliegiolo a/o Dolcetto
40% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)60% min: Ciliegiolo a/o Dolcetto
40% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCBianchetta GenoveseWhite (Bianco)85% min: Bianchetta Genovese
15% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCVermentinoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCiliegioloRed (Rosso)85% min: Ciliegiolo
15% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCiliegiolo NovelloRed (Rosso)85% min: Ciliegiolo
15% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCMoscatoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco9 t/ha70%6300 l/haSweetAlcohol:
10%
Actual alcohol:
5,5%-7%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCMoscato PassitoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco12/0/09 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
15.5%
Actual alcohol:
11% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCScimiscià (Cimixa)White (Bianco)85% min: Scimiscià
15% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi BiancoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese
40% max: OAnaG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi SpumanteWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese
40% max: OAnaG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Extra Brut
Brut
Extra Dry
Dry
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi Bianco PassitoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese
40% max: OAnaG
12/0/08,5 t/ha50%4250 l/haSweetAlcohol:
18%
Actual alcohol:
14% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi RossoRed (Rosso)60% min: Ciliegiolo a/o Dolcetto
40% max: OAnaG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi RosatoRosé (Rosato)60% min: Ciliegiolo a/o Dolcetto
40% max: OAnaG
8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi MoscatoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco8,5 t/ha70%5950 l/haSweetAlcohol:
11%
Actual alcohol:
5,5%-7%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Golfo del Tigullio Portofino DOCCosta dei Fieschi Moscato PassitoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco12/0/08,5 t/ha50%4250 l/haSweetAlcohol:
18%
Actual alcohol:
14% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
25 g/l
Ormeasco di Pornassio DOCRossoRed (Rosso)95% min: Ormeasco (Dolcetto)
5% max: OAnaG
4/0/09 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
19 g/l
Ormeasco di Pornassio DOCRosso SuperioreRed (Rosso)95% min: Ormeasco (Dolcetto)
5% max: OAnaG
12/4/08,1 t/ha70%5670 l/haDryAlcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
21 g/l
Ormeasco di Pornassio DOCSciactra'Red (Rosso)95% min: Ormeasco (Dolcetto)
5% max: OAnaG
4/0/09 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Ormeasco di Pornassio DOCPassitoRed (Rosso)95% min: Ormeasco (Dolcetto)
5% max: OAnaG
12/4/09 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
15% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Ormeasco di Pornassio DOCPassito liquorosoRed (Rosso)95% min: Ormeasco (Dolcetto)
5% max: OAnaG
12/0/09 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
18%
Actual alcohol:
16% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCGranacciaRed (Rosso)90% min: Granaccia (Alicante)
10% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCGranaccia SuperioreRed (Rosso)90% min: Granaccia (Alicante)
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCGranaccia PassitoRed (Rosso)90% min: Granaccia (Alicante)
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha50%4000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCMoscatoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCMoscato FrizzanteWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco10 t/ha70%7000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
10.5%
Actual alcohol:
5% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCMoscato Vendemmia TardivaWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco9 t/ha65%5850 l/haSweetAlcohol:
14.5%
Actual alcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCMoscato PassitoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco9 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCPigatoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Pigato
5% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCPigato SuperioreWhite (Bianco)95% min: Pigato
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
19 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCPigato PassitoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Pigato
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCRosseseRed (Rosso)90% min: Rossese
10% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
19 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCRossese PassitoRed (Rosso)90% min: Rossese
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha50%4000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCVermentinoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
11 t/ha70%7700 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCVermentino SuperioreWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
19 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCVermentino PassitoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCRiviera dei Fiori PigatoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Pigato
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCRiviera dei Fiori RosseseRed (Rosso)90% min: Rossese
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCRiviera dei Fiori VermentinoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCAlbenganese PigatoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Pigato
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCAlbenganese RosseseRed (Rosso)90% min: Rossese
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCAlbenganese VermentinoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCFinalese PigatoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Pigato
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCFinalese RosseseRed (Rosso)90% min: Rossese
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCFinalese VermentinoWhite (Bianco)95% min: Vermentino
5% max: OAnaG
10 t/ha70%7000 l/haDryAlcohol:
11.5%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
18 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCQuiliano GranacciaRed (Rosso)90% min: Granaccia
10% max: OAnaG
8 t/ha70%5600 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
20 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCTaggia MoscadelloWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco10 t/ha70%7000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCTaggia Moscato FrizzanteWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco10 t/ha70%7000 l/haSweetAlcohol:
10.5%
Actual alcohol:
5% min
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
16 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCTaggia Moscato Vendemmia TardivaWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco9 t/ha65%5850 l/haSweetAlcohol:
14.5%
Actual alcohol:
11,5% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
22 g/l
Riviera Ligure di Ponente DOCTaggia Moscato PassitoWhite (Bianco)100% Moscato Bianco9 t/ha50%4500 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16.5%
Actual alcohol:
12,5% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
24 g/l
Rossese di Dolceacqua DOCRed (Rosso)95% min: Rossese
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
12%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Rossese di Dolceacqua DOCSuperioreRed (Rosso)95% min: Rossese
5% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
13%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
23 g/l
Val Polcèvera DOCBiancoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese a/o Albarola
40% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
10%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Val Polcèvera DOCBianco SpumanteWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese a/o Albarola
40% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Val Polcèvera DOCBianco PassitoWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese a/o Albarola
40% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha50%4750 l/haSweetAlcohol:
16%
Actual alcohol:
14% min
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
19 g/l
Val Polcèvera DOCRossoRed (Rosso)60% min: Dolcetto a/o Sangiovese a/o Ciliegiolo
40% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Val Polcèvera DOCNovelloRed (Rosso)60% min: Dolcetto a/o Sangiovese a/o Ciliegiolo
40% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
17 g/l
Val Polcèvera DOCRosatoRosé (Rosato)60% min: Dolcetto a/o Sangiovese a/o Ciliegiolo
40% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
15 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Val Polcèvera DOCBianchetta GenoveseWhite (Bianco)85% min: Bianchetta Genovese
15% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Val Polcèvera DOCVermentinoWhite (Bianco)85% min: Vermentino
15% max: OAnaG
9,5 t/ha70%6650 l/haDryAlcohol:
10.5%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l
Also made "Frizzante"
Val Polcèvera DOCCoronataWhite (Bianco)60% min: Vermentino a/o Bianchetta Genovese a/o Albarola
40% max: OAnaG

Or

85% min: Bianchetta Genovese or Vermentino
15% max: OAnaG
9 t/ha70%6300 l/haDryAlcohol:
11%
Acidity:
4,5 g/l
Extract:
14 g/l

ABBREVIATIONS:

a/o: and / or
AG: Authorized grapes
OAG: Other authorized grapes
OAaG: Other authorized aromatic grapes
OAnaG: Other authorized non-aromatic grapes
(C): Classico
(F): Frizzante
(M): Millesimato
(R): Riserva
(S): Superiore
(sZ): subzone(s)
(V): Vigna
(VT): Vendemmia tardiva
Ageing (e.g. 24/6/6): total minimum ageing in months / mandatory months in wood / mandatory months in bottle