Friuli Latisana DOC

Friuli Latisana See Friuli–Venezia Giulia map, ref #9
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1975
Vineyard Area: 68 ha / 168 acres (2014)
Production: 2,390 hl / 26,500 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Friulano, Gewürztraminer, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Verduzzo
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Franconia, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Refosco
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh): Minimum 60% Friulano; maximum 30% Chardonnay and/or Pinot Bianco; maximum 10% OANWG
  • Chardonnay (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OANWG
  • Friulano (Wh): Minimum 85% Friulano + OANWG
  • Malvasia (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Malvasia Istriana + OANWG
  • Pinot Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OANWG
  • Pinot Grigio (Wh): Minimum 85% Pinot Grigio + OANWG
  • Riesling (Wh): Minimum 85% Riesling + OANWG
  • Sauvignon (Wh): Minimum 85% Sauvignon Blanc + OANWG
  • Traminer Aromatico (Wh): Minimum 85% Gewürztraminer + OANWG
  • Verduzzo Friulano (Wh, WhFr, WhSw, WhFrSw): Minimum 85% Verduzzo Friulano + OANWG
  • Superiore (Bianco, Chardonnay, Friulano)
  • Riserva (Bianco, Chardonnay, Friulano)
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 60% Merlot; maximum 30% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère; maximum 10% OANRG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 60% Merlot; maximum 30% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère; maximum 10% OANRG
  • Cabernet (Rd): Any proportions of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère
  • Cabernet Franc (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc + OANRG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OANRG
  • Carmenère (Rd): Minimum 85% Carmenère + OANRG
  • Franconia (Rd): Minimum 85% Franconia + OANRG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OANRG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OANRG
  • Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso + OANRG
  • Novello (red varietals except Pinot Nero)
  • Superiore (Rosso, red varietals)
  • Riserva (Rosso, red varietals)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, and/or Pinot Nero + OAWG
  • Chardonnay Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Chardonnay; maximum 15% Pinot Nero; maximum 15% OAWG
  • Malvasia Spumante (WhSpSw, RoSpSw): Minimum 85% Malvasia + OAWG
  • Pinot Bianco Spumante (WhSpSw): Minimum 85% Pinot Bianco + OAWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): No composition requirements listed in disciplinare; presumably the same as Bianco
  • Superiore (Passito)
  • Riserva (Passito)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for all wines except Novello, Superiore, and Riserva (14.0% potential for Passito); 11.0% for Novello; 11.5% for Superiore and Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Maximum 10 g/l (1.0%) for frizzante wines, except 10–40 g/l (1.0–4.0%) for Verduzzo frizzante; maximum 45 g/l (4.5%) for Verduzzo amabile; minimum 45 g/l (4.5%) for Verduzzo dolce; spumanti can range from extra brut to demisec
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 11, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011