Terracina / Moscato di Terracina DOC

Terracina, Moscato di Terracina See Lazio map, ref #27
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 2007
Vineyard Area: 29 ha / 72 acres (2014)
Production: 1,490 hl / 16,500 cases (2014)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Moscato
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato di Terracina + OAWG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): 100% Moscato di Terracina
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Moscato di Terracina + OAWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Grapes for Passito must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum potential alcohol level of 15.5% or sugar level of 260 g/l (26.0%)
  • Spumante is fermented only in pressurized tanks (autoclaves)
  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Spumante dolce (11.0% potential); 10.5% for Spumante secco (11.0% potential); 11.0% for Bianco (11.5% potential); 12.0% for Passito (15.5% potential)
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 10/14/2014