IGP Frusinate / del Frusinate

Region:
History: Established in 1995
Vineyard Area: 71 ha / 174 acres (2014)
Production: 1,740 hl / 19,300 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Friulano, Grechetto, Greco, Malvasia, Manzoni Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Moscato, Mostosa, Passerina, Pecorino, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano, Verdello, Verdicchio, Vermentino, Vernaccia, Welschriesling (Riesling Italico)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aglianico, Aleatico, Alicante, Barbera, Bombino Nero, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo Nero, Carignano, Cesanese, Ciliegiolo, Grechetto Rosso, Greco Nero, Merlot, Montepulciano, Nero Buono, Petit Verdot, Pinot Nero, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Sciascinoso, Syrah
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of white grape varieties approved for the region of Lazio
  • Varietals (Wh, WhFr): Minimum 85% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Capolongo, Malvasia, Maturano, Moscato, Pampanaro, Passerina, or Pinot Bianco + OAWG
  • Dual or triple varietals (Wh, WhFr): Any proportions of two or three varieties approved for the region of Lazio, listed on label in descending order; no OAG
  • Vino della Ciociaria (Bianco and white varietals)
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Lazio
  • Varietals (Ro, RoFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Lecinaro, Merlot, Olivella, Sangiovese, or Syrah + OARG
  • Dual or triple varietals (Ro, RoFr): Any proportions of two or three varieties approved for the region of Lazio, listed on label in descending order; no OAG
  • Vino della Ciociaria (Rosato and rosato varietals)
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of red grape varieties approved for the region of Lazio
  • Varietals (Rd, RdFr): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Lecinaro, Merlot, Olivella, Sangiovese, or Syrah + OARG
  • Dual or triple varietals (Rd, RdFr): Any proportions of two or three varieties approved for the region of Lazio, listed on label in descending order; no OAG
  • Novello (Rosso, red varietals)
  • Vino della Ciociaria (Rosso, red varietals)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): Minimum 85% Cesanese (Comune and/or di Affile) + OARG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Zone of production: Entire province of Frosinone
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 272 g/l (27.2%)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco, white varietals, Rosato, and rosato varietals; 11.0% for Rosso, red varietals, and Novello; 12.0% for Vino della Ciociaria; 16.0% potential for Passito
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011