Frascati DOC

Frascati DOC

Description to Frascati DOC

DOC area for white wine in the Italian region Lazio, It is located in the northern part of the area Castelli Romani and extends over around 1,700 hectares of vineyards. The zone includes the municipalities of Frascati, Grottaferrata and Monte Porzio Catone as well as parts of Roma and Montecompatri. It is a very old, traditional wine-growing region. In the city of Frascati there were already 1,022 documented 1,022 taverns. The Frascati is probably one of the most famous Italian white wines today.

The wine is made Malvasia Bianca di Candia and / or Malvasia Puntinata Malvasia del Lazio (for. 70%), in any use of Bellone. Bombino Bianco. Greco Bianco. Trebbiano Toscano and Trebbiano Giallo (max. 30%), as well as other approved (max. 15%) blended. It is developed in secco, abboccato and amabile and also as Spumante produced.

The Frascati Superiore received DOCG status in 2011. The mixture of grape varieties is identical, the alcohol content must be at least 12% vol (Frascati 11.5%). There is also a Riserva with at least 13% vol. The sweet one was also classified as DOCG Cannelino di Frascati,
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