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Roma DOC

Region: Lazio

Synopsis

Region:

History: Established as a DOC in 2011

Vineyard Area: 82 ha / 203 acres (2018)

Production: 7,690 hl / 85,440 cases (2018)

Principal White Grape Varieties:

Styles and Wine Composition

WHITE WINES
  • Bianco (Wh, WhSw): Minimum 50% Malvasia del Lazio (locally Malvasia Puntinata); minimum 35% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano (Giallo and/or Verde); maximum 15% OAWG
  • Bellone (Wh): Minimum 85% Bellone + OAWG
  • Malvasia Puntinata (Wh): Minimum 85% Malvasia del Lazio + OAWG
ROSATO WINES
  • Rosato (Ro): Minimum 50% Montepulciano; minimum 35% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cesanese (Comune and/or di Affile), Sangiovese, and/or Syrah; maximum 15% OARG
RED WINES
  • Rosso (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 50% Montepulciano; minimum 35% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cesanese, Sangiovese, and/or Syrah; maximum 15% OARG
  • Riserva (Rosso)
SPARKLING WINES
  • Romanella Spumante (WhSp): Minimum 50% Malvasia del Lazio; minimum 35% Bellone, Bombino Bianco, Greco, and/or Trebbiano; maximum 15% OAWG

Subzones

  • Classico, the historic production area

Significant Production Rules

  • Minimum alcohol level: 11.0% for Romanella Spumante; 11.5% for Rosato; 12.0% for Bianco secco and white varietals; 12.5% (potential) for Bianco amabile; 12.5% for Rosso secco; 13.0% (potential) for Rosso amabile; 13.0% for Riserva
  • Residual sugar: Spumante may be brut or extra dry
  • Aging: For Bianco, white varietals, Rosato, and Romanella Spumante, minimum approx. 5–6 months (ERD = March 15, V+1); for Rosso, minimum approx. 7 months (ERD = March 31, V+1); for Riserva, minimum 2 years (ERD = November 1, V+2)

Last Disciplinare Modification:

10/26/2016

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