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Colli Albani DOC

Region: Lazio

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1970

Vineyard Area: 441 ha / 1,089 acres (2019)

Production: 6,400 hl / 71,100 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

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

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