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Rosso Orvietano

DOC area (also Orvietano Rosso) for red wines in the Italian region Umbria, The zone comprises 20 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Allerona, Alviano, Baschi, Castel Giorgio, Castel Viscardo, Fabro, Ficulle, Guardea, Montecchio, Montegabbione, Monteleone d'Orvieto, Orvieto, Porano and San Venanzo in the province of Terni. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, the label can Vigna followed by the location name. The Rosso comes in any mix of Aleatico. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Canaiolo Nero. Ciliegiolo. Merlot. Montepulciano, Pinot Nero = Pinot Noir and Sangiovese (to. 70%), as well Barbera. Cesanese Comune. Colorino del Valdarno and Dolcetto (max. 30%) blended. The pure red wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety. These are Aleatico, Cabernet (Cabernet Franc and / or Cabernet Sauvignon), Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Pinot Nero and Sangiovese.

Orvieto - Vineyards around Orvieto

There is also a much larger DOC area for white wines, which includes many additional municipalities Orvieto, which covers the two regions of Umbria and Lazio extends.

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