Cerveteri DOC

Cerveteri See Lazio map, ref #6
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1974
Vineyard Area: 120 ha / 296 acres (2014)
Production: 1,350 hl / 15,000 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Montepulciano, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr, WhSw): Minimum 50% Trebbiano Toscano (locally Procanico); maximum 35% Malvasia; maximum 15% OAWG
  • Trebbiano (Wh): Minimum 85% Trebbiano + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Not specified in disciplinare, but presumably same as Rosso
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 60% Montepulciano and/or Sangiovese (minimum 25% of each); maximum 35% Merlot; maximum 15% OARG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco, Rosato, and Rosso amabile; 11.5% for Trebbiano and Rosso secco
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011