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Frascati

DOC area for white wine in the Italian region Lazio, It is located in the northern part of the area Castelli Romani and covers about 1,700 hectares of vineyards. The area includes in full extent the municipalities of Frascati, Grottaferrata and Monte Porzio Catone, as well as parts of Roma and Montecompatri. It is a very old wine-growing region steeped in tradition. In the town of Frascati, there were already 1,022 taverns documented in 1450. The Frascati is probably one of the most famous Italian white wines today.

The wine is going out Malvasia Bianca di Candia and / or Malvasia puntinata logo CNRS logo INIST Malvasia del Lazio (about 70%), in any use of Bellone. Bombino Bianco. Greco Bianco. Trebbiano Toscano and Trebbiano Giallo (max 30%), and other approved (max 15%) blended. It is matured in secco, abboccato and amabile and also as Spumante produced.

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

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