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Lacrima di Morro / Lacrima di Morro d’Alba DOC

Region: Marche

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 1985

Vineyard Area: 208 ha / 514 acres (2019)

Production: 12,600 hl / 140,000 cases (5-year average)

Principal Red Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd): Minimum 85% Lacrima + OANRG
  • Superiore (Rosso)
DESSERT AND SPECIALTY WINES
  • Passito (RdSw): Minimum 85% Lacrima + OANRG

Significant Production Rules

  • For Passito, grapes must be dried on or off the vine to achieve a minimum sugar level of 210 g/l (21.0%) and can be pressed only between November 1, V, and March 30, V+1
  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Rosso; 12.0% for Superiore; 13.0% for Passito (15.0% potential)
  • Aging: For Rosso, minimum approx. 1–2 months (ERD = December 15, V); for Superiore, minimum approx. 10–11 months (ERD = September 1, V+1); for Passito, minimum approx. 1 year (ERD = December 1, V+1)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

08/06/2021

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