Colli Albani DOC

Colli Albani See Lazio map, ref #13
Region:
History: Established as a DOC in 1970
Vineyard Area: 200 ha / 495 acres (2015)
Production: 9,540 hl / 106,000 cases (2016)
Principal White Grape Varieties: Malvasia, Trebbiano
Styles and Wine Composition:
WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Maximum 60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia (locally Malvasia Rossa); 25–50% Trebbiano (di Soave, Giallo, or Toscano); 5–45% Malvasia del Lazio; maximum 10% OANWG
  • Novello (Bianco)
  • Superiore (Bianco)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp, WhSpSw): Maximum 60% Malvasia Bianca di Candia; 25–50% Trebbiano; 5–45% Malvasia del Lazio; maximum 10% OANWG

Significant Production Rules:
  • Novello must be bottled before December 20
  • Minimum alcohol level: 10.5% for Bianco, Spumante, and Novello; 11.5% for Superiore
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification: 11/30/2011