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Frascati DOC

Region: Lazio

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1966; Cannellino di Frascati and Frascati Superiore were established as separate DOCGs in 2011

Vineyard Area: 418 ha / 1,032 acres (2019)

Production: 54,200 hl / 602,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 70% Malvasia Bianca di Candia and/or Malvasia del Lazio (locally Malvasia Puntinata); maximum 30% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano; maximum 15% OAWG
SPARKLING WINES
  • Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 70% Malvasia; maximum 30% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano; maximum 15% OAWG

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Spumante; 11.5% for Bianco
  • Residual sugar: Spumante may be brut or extra dry
  • Aging: No minimums specified

Last Disciplinare Modification:

11/30/2011

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