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Cesanese di Affile / Affile DOC

Region: Lazio

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1973

Production: 140 hl / 1,550 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 90% Cesanese di Affile + OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Rosso dolce; 12.5% for Rosso secco; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Minimum 45 g/l (4.5%) for Rosso dolce
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 8 months (ERD = July 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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