Frascati DOC

Frascati See Lazio map, ref #17
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History: Established as a DOC in 1966; Cannellino di Frascati and Frascati Superiore were established as separate DOCGs in 2011
Vineyard Area: 865 ha / 2,137 acres (2014)
Production: 65,400 hl / 725,400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 70% Malvasia Bianca di Candia and/or Malvasia del Lazio (locally Malvasia Puntinata); maximum 30% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano; maximum 15% OAWG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 70% Malvasia; maximum 30% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano; maximum 15% OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Spumante; 11.5% for Bianco
  • Residual sugar: Spumante may be brut or extra dry
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011