Characteristics of Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG presecco superiore
The territory ensures premium quality grapes. The producing area is historical and limited to a hilly area between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, two of the biggest producing cities. This shortage of space makes the product even more desirable. To be more precise the area includes the communes Conegliano, San Vendemiano, Colle Umberto, Vittorio Veneto, Tarzo, Cison di Valmarino, Follina, Miano, Valdobbiadene, Vidor, Farra di Soligo, Pieve di Soligo, San Pietro di Feletto, Refrontolo e Susegana, in the province of Treviso. On a surface of 20.000 square meters, 7.000 are used for viticulture, belonging to 3.000 families of winemakers which are running 454 wineries and 283 sparkling wine cellars. Their self-made products are being sold all over the world. The vines are all treated by hand and are growing on slopes of up to 70%.
Traditionally the wine is produced with a minimum of 85% of the grape variety Glera and with a maximum of 15% from the grapes Verdiso, Bianchetta, Perera, Glera and a wide range of grape varieties that have been present for ages in the hills of Conegliano-Valdobbiadine. For champagne or sparkling wine it is also possible to use the grapes of Pinot and Chardonnay. The production of Docg is approximately 135 quintals per hectare.