Marino DOC

Marino See Lazio map, ref #19
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970
Vineyard Area: 529 ha / 1,307 acres (2014)
Production: 47,230 hl / 524,300 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, Malvasia, Verdicchio
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw, WhFr, WhFrSw): Minimum 50% Malvasia Bianca di Candia (locally Malvasia Rossa) + OANWG
  • Bellone (Wh): Minimum 85% Bellone + OANWG
  • Bombino (Wh): Minimum 85% Bombino Bianco + OANWG
  • Greco (Wh): Minimum 85% Greco + OANWG
  • Malvasia del Lazio (Wh): Minimum 85% Malvasia del Lazio + OANWG
  • Trebbiano Verde (Wh): Minimum 85% Verdicchio (locally Trebbiano Verde) + OANWG
  • Superiore (Bianco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 50% Malvasia Bianca di Candia + OANWG
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Vendemmia Tardiva (WhSw): Minimum 50% Malvasia Bianca di Candia + OANWG
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 50% Malvasia Bianca di Candia + OANWG

Subzone:

  • Classico (Bianco, Vendemmia Tardiva, Passito, and Superiore only)

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Vendemmia Tardiva must be dried on the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 13.0% and harvested at the beginning of November
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.0% and can be pressed only between December 10, V, and March 31, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco, Bellone, Greco, Trebbiano Verde, and Spumante; 11.0% for Bianco Classico, Bombino, and Malvasia del Lazio; 12.0% for Superiore; 12.0% for Passito (15.0% potential); 15.0% potential for Vendemmia Tardiva
  • Aging: For Passito, minimum 8 months, including 6 months in barrel (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification: 12/06/2016