Frascati Superiore DOCG

Frascati Superiore See Lazio map, ref #29
Region:
History: Formerly part of the Frascati DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2011
Vineyard Area: 156 ha / 385 acres (2014)
Production: 5,440 hl / 60,400 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Superiore (Wh): Minimum 70% Malvasia Bianca di Candia, Malvasia del Lazio (locally Malvasia Puntinata); maximum 30% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano; maximum 15% OAWG
  • Riserva (Superiore)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Superiore; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 12 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 03/07/2014