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Cesanese del Piglio / Piglio DOCG

Region: Lazio

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1973; became a DOCG in 2008

Vineyard Area: 124 ha / 306 acres (2019)

Production: 4,360 hl / 48,500 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 90% Cesanese (Comune and/or di Affile) + OAG
  • Superiore (Rosso)
  • Superiore Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Rosso; 13.0% for Superiore; 14.0% for Superiore Riserva
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 4 months (ERD = February 1, V+1); for Superiore, minimum approx. 18 months (ERD = July 1, V+1); for Superiore Riserva, minimum 20 months, including 6 months in bottle (ERD approx. June 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

03/07/2014

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