Cesanese di Affile / Affile DOC

Cesanese di Affile See Lazio map, ref #8
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1973
Vineyard Area: 6 ha / 15 acres (2014)
Production: 93 hl / 1,030 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cesanese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 90% Cesanese di Affile + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Rosso dolce; 12.5% for Rosso secco; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Minimum 45 g/l (4.5%) for Rosso dolce
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 8 months (ERD = July 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011