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Wine Regions of Lazio

 

Latium ranks ninth among the regions in size (17,203 square kilometres) and 3rd in population (5,102,000).
Vineyards cover 65,600 hectares (Eighth) of which registered DOC plots total 17,400 hectares (Seventh).

 

Annual wine production of 5,000,000 hectolitres (Fifth) includes 11 per cent or 535,000 hectolitres DOC (Sixth) of which about 95 per cent is white.

 

DOC AREAS - Aleatico di Gradoli, Aprilia (3 types) Merlot, Sangiovese, Bianco Capena, Cerveteri, Cesanese del Piglio, Cesanese di Olevano Romano, Colli Albani, Colli Lanuvini, Cori, Est! Est!! Est!! di Montefiascone, Frascati, Marino, Montecompatri-Colonna, Velletri, Zagarolo

 

OTHER WINES OF NOTE - Castelli Romani, Cecubo, Colle Picchioni, Falernum,
Fiorano Rosso Maccarese, Madreselva, Nibbio, Santa Giulia, Torre Ercolana, Castelli Romani, Fiorano Bianco, Rigogolo Satrico, Albiola, Cardellino, Castelli Romani, Fiorano Se'millon, Moscato di Terracina

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