Umbria – DOCG Appellations & Main Rules

UMBRIA’s DOCGs
(Click on any grape variety to see its record on our Grape Variety Archive)

Wine Map of Umbria – Courtesy of Federdoc (click on map to go to website)

Wine Map of Umbria – Courtesy of Federdoc (click on map to go to website)

1. Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1979
Upgraded to DOCG in 1992

Permitted Type of Wine: Red wines only, whether in the dry version or sweet raisin (“passito“) version

Territory: The entire territory of the town of Montefalco and portions of the territories of the towns of Bevagna, Gualdo Cattaneo, Castel Ritaldi and Giano dell’Umbria, all in the Perugia district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 100% Sagrantino

Minimum Aging: (i) 33 months, of which at least 12 months in wood barrels and 4 additional months in bottle for the dry version of the wine and (ii) 33 month plus 4 additional months in bottle for the “passito” sweet raisin version of the wine

2. Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG

Approved as a DOC in 1978
Upgraded to DOCG in 1990

Permitted Type of Wine: Red wines only

Territory: The entire territory of the town of Torgiano, in the Perugia district

Subzones: N/A

Permitted Varieties: 70% to 100% Sangiovese, which may be blended with up to 30% of other black-berried, non-aromatic varieties permitted in the Umbria region

Minimum Aging: 36 months, of which at least 6 months in wood barrels

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