Aleatico di Gradoli DOC

Aleatico di Gradoli See Lazio map, ref #1
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1972
Vineyard Area: 0.3 ha / 1 acre (2014)
Production: 100 hl / 1,110 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aleatico
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (RdSw): Minimum 95% Aleatico + OARG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Liquoroso (RdFoSw): Minimum 95% Aleatico + OARG
  • Passito (RdSw): Minimum 95% Aleatico + OARG
  • Riserva (Liquoroso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried to achieve a minimum sugar level of 280 g/l (28.0%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Passito (16.0% potential); 9.5% for Rosso (12.0% potential); 15.0% for Liquoroso and Riserva (17.5% potential)
  • Aging: For Liquoroso, minimum 6 months from date of fortification (ERD approx. June 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years in barrel from date of fortification and 1 year in bottle (ERD approx. December 1, V+3)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011