Colli Etruschi Viterbesi / Tuscia DOC

Colli Etruschi Viterbesi / Tuscia See Lazio map, ref #13
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1996
Vineyard Area: 165 ha / 408 acres (2014)
Production: 2,470 hl / 27,400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Grechetto, Moscato, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Canaiolo Nero, Grechetto Rosso, Merlot, Montepulciano, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw, WhFr, WhFrSw): 40–80% Trebbiano Toscano (locally Procanico); maximum 30% Malvasia (Toscana or del Lazio); maximum 30% OAWG
  • Grechetto (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Grechetto + OAWG
  • Moscatello (Wh, WhSw, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Moscato Bianco + OAWG
  • Procanico (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Trebbiano Toscano + OAWG
  • Rossetto (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Trebbiano Giallo + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoSw, RoFr, RoFrSw): 50–65% Sangiovese; 20–45% Montepulciano (locally Violone); maximum 30% OARG
  • Sangiovese Rosato (Ro, RoSw, RoFr, RoFrSw): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw, RdFr, RdFrSw): 50–65% Sangiovese; 20–45% Montepulciano; maximum 30% OARG
  • Canaiolo (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Canaiolo Nero + OARG
  • Greghetto (Rd): Minimum 85% Grechetto Rosso (locally Greghetto) + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Sangiovese (Rd, RdSw, RdFr, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG
  • Violone (Rd): Minimum 85% Montepulciano + OARG
  • Novello (Rosso)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.0% for Bianco, Rosato, and Rosso; 11.0% for all varietals and Novello; 11.0% for Passito (15.5% potential)
  • Residual sugar: 50 g/l (5.0%) for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011