Rosso Orvietano / Orvietano Rosso DOC

Rosso Orvietano, Orvietano Rosso See Umbria map, ref #12
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1998
Vineyard Area: 28 ha / 69 acres (2014)
Production: 320 hl / 3,530 cases (2014)
Principal Red Grape Varieties: Aleatico, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo Nero, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Montepulciano, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese
Styles and Wine Composition:
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 70% Aleatico, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo Nero, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Montepulciano, Pinot Nero, and/or Sangiovese + OARG
  • Aleatico (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Aleatico + OARG
  • Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc and/or Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Cabernet Franc (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc + OARG
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Sauvignon + OARG
  • Canaiolo (Rd): Minimum 85% Canaiolo Nero + OARG
  • Ciliegiolo (Rd): Minimum 85% Ciliegiolo + OARG
  • Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG
  • Pinot Nero (Rd): Minimum 85% Pinot Nero + OARG
  • Sangiovese (Rd): Minimum 85% Sangiovese + OARG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Maximum vineyard elevation: 600 m (1,970 ft)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.5% for Aleatico (11.5% potential); 11.5% for all other wines
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011