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Colli Albani

DOC area for white wine in the Italian region of Latium. It is located in the western part of the Castelli Romani area. The zone includes about 1,500 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Albano Laziale, Ardea, Arricia, Castel Gandolfo (with the Pope's summer residence, which dates back to 1628), Lanuvio and Pomezia. The famous Via Appia Antica runs through the area

The wine is blended from Malvasia Rossa = Malvasia Bianca di Candia (max. 60%), Trebbiano Toscano, Trebbiano Giallo and Trebbiano di Soave = Verdicchio Bianco (25-50%), Malvasia Puntinata = Malvasia del Lazio (5-45%), and other permitted (max. 10%). It is produced in secco, abboccato, amabile and dolce, as well as Novello, Superiore and Spumante.

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