Cesanese di Olevano Romano / Olevano Romano DOC

Region: Lazio



History: Established as a DOC in 1973

Production: 730 hl / 8,150 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw, RdFrSw): Minimum 85% Cesanese (Comune and/or di Affile) + OARG
  • Superiore (Rosso)
  • Riserva (Rosso)

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 9.0% for Rosso dolce and Rosso dolce frizzante; 11.0% for Rosso amabile; 12.0% for Rosso; 12.5% for Superiore; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: 18–30 g/l (1.8–3.0%) for Rosso amabile; 45 g/l (4.5%) for Rosso dolce and Rosso dolce frizzante
  • Aging: For Superiore, minimum approx. 7 months (ERD = June 1, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 24 months, including 6 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+2)

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