Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani

Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani

45° 48' 00" N


12° 01' 00" E




about this subregion

Nestled in the picturesque Veneto region of northeastern Italy, the Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani DOC is a wine region renowned for its enchanting natural beauty and exceptional wine production. This appellation encompasses the charming hills of Montello and Colli Asolani, where vineyards bask in a favorable environment for viticulture.

The undulating landscapes and unique microclimate of the Montello and Colli Asolani hills offer an ideal setting for grape cultivation. The terroir, characterized by its fertile soils, gentle slopes, and the cooling influence of the nearby Alps, provides the perfect conditions for vineyards to thrive. The region's elevation and proximity to the Adriatic Sea result in temperature variations that enhance the complexity and character of the wines produced here.

The Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani DOC is renowned for its diverse range of grape varieties. Among the most planted red grape varieties, Merlot takes center stage, contributing to the creation of elegant, velvety red wines. For white wines, Glera, the grape variety behind Prosecco, shines alongside Chardonnay, producing crisp and refreshing wines with a delightful balance of fruitiness and acidity.

Visiting this wine region is a sensory journey, offering the chance to savor wines that reflect the unique terroir of Montello and Colli Asolani. Whether you're enjoying a glass of Merlot with its luscious red fruit flavors or sipping on a sparkling Glera-based wine, the Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani DOC showcases the artistry of winemaking in a truly captivating environment.



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Discover Terroir

The DOC Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani is part of the Veneto wine region, and covers the municipalities of Castelcucco, Cornuda and Monfumo, and part of Asolo, Borso del Grappa, Caerano S. Marco, Cavaso del Tomba, Crespano del Grappa, Crocetta del Montello, Fonte, Giavera del Montello, Maser, Montebelluna, Nervesa della Battaglia, Paderno del Grappa, Pederobba, Possagno, S. Zenone degli Ezzelini and Volpago del Montello, all in the Treviso province. Here, the Consorzio di Tutela Asolo Montello DOC, as well as the Consorzio di Tutela Vini Asolo Montello, are essential to ensure the high quality of the wines produced under the DOC, as well as to defend the interests of the region's producers.

Because the vineyards are oriented toward the south in this area, the temperatures are moderate. The normal temperature is 22.6 °C, and the typical annual rainfall is 700 mm.

The soil in this area often has a loamy-clay or loamy-sandy texture and has a high mineral content. Additionally, they have a high level of microbial activity and are only fairly deep. The latter makes sure that the vines have excellent nutritional availability.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Merlot

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Glera, Chardonnay

The Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani wine region boasts a rich tapestry of flavors showcased in its most common red and white wines. This captivating region, with its favorable terroir and climate, is renowned for producing wines of exceptional quality.

Among the red wines, Merlot stands as a dominant grape variety in the Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani wine region. Revered for its velvety texture and approachable character, Merlot yields wines bursting with luscious red fruit flavors like cherry and raspberry, while maintaining a subtle hint of spice. This red gem delights the palate with its smoothness and versatility, pairing harmoniously with various culinary delights.

On the white wine front, Glera takes center stage, earning its prestigious status as the primary grape for Prosecco production. Renowned for its delightful effervescence, Glera brings forth a symphony of fresh apple and pear notes, creating a crisp and sparkling sensation. Whether enjoyed on its own or as a delightful companion to celebrations, Glera's vibrancy makes it an alluring choice.

Additionally, Chardonnay graces the white wine repertoire of the region. Here, it exhibits its versatility, showcasing delightful tropical fruit flavors like pineapple and mango, enlivened by refreshing acidity and hints of buttery richness. This combination delivers a wine that can effortlessly elevate any occasion.

Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani wines reflect the dedication and passion of local winemakers who meticulously nurture the grapes to perfection. The terroir's influence on these wines creates unique and nuanced expressions, captivating wine enthusiasts with every sip.

With the harmonious marriage of Merlot's depth and Glera's sparkling exuberance, the wines of the Asolo Montello - Colli Asolani wine region offer a symphony of flavors, inviting all to savor the essence of this enchanting corner of Italian winemaking excellence.