Assisi DOC

Assisi See Umbria map, ref #3
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1997
Vineyard Area: 62 ha / 152 acres (2014)
Production: 1,330 hl / 14,750 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Grechetto, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): 50–70% Trebbiano; minimum 10% Grechetto; maximum 40% OAWG
  • Grechetto (Wh): Minimum 85% Grechetto + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): 50–70% Sangiovese; 10–30% Merlot; maximum 40% OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): 50–70% Sangiovese; 10–30% Merlot; maximum 40% OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Vineyard elevation: Minimum 180 m (590 ft); maximum 750 m (2,460 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Rosato, and Novello; 11.5% for Grechetto; 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for red varietals; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 12 months in barrel and 3 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011