Castelli Romani DOC

Castelli Romani See Lazio map, ref #5
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1996
Vineyard Area: 1,750 ha / 4,322 acres (2014)
Production: 78,300 hl / 868,750 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cesanese, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nero Buono, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw): Minimum 70% Malvasia Bianca di Candia, Malvasia del Lazio (locally Malvasia Puntinata), and/or Trebbiano (di Soave, Giallo, or Toscano) + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr, RoSw): Any proportions of Cesanese, Malvasia, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nero Buono, Sangiovese, and/or Trebbiano
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr, RdSw): Minimum 85% Cesanese, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nero Buono, and/or Sangiovese + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco and Rosato; 11.0% for Rosso
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/28/2013