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Frascati Superiore DOCG

Region: Lazio

Synopsis

Region:

History: Formerly part of the Frascati DOC; established as a separate DOCG in 2011

Vineyard Area: 144 ha / 356 acres (2019)

Production: 7,120 hl / 79,100 cases (5-year average)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

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

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 12.0% for Superiore; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Aging: For Riserva, minimum 12 months, including 3 months in bottle (ERD = November 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

03/07/2014

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