Colli Lanuvini DOC

Colli Lanuvini See Lazio map, ref #14
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1971
Vineyard Area: 25 ha / 61 acres (2014)
Production: 1,150 hl / 12,750 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia, Trebbiano
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Merlot, Montepulciano, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 30% Trebbiano; maximum 70% Malvasia (Bianca di Candia and/or del Lazio); maximum 15% OAWG
  • Superiore (Bianco)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 50% Merlot; minimum 35% Montepulciano and/or Sangiovese; maximum 15% OARG
  • Superiore (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Rosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 30% Trebbiano; maximum 70% Malvasia; maximum 15% OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Bianco; 11.5% for Rosso; 12.0% for Bianco Superiore; 12.5% for Rosso Superiore; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Spumante can range from secco to dolce
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011