Lazio mainstay grape varieties are Trebbiano, Malvasia di Candia, Malvasia Puntinata and Cesanese. With the renaissance of Lazio wineries during the past two decades, many other varieties adopted successfully such as Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Merlot, Canaiolo and Ciliegiolo. In total, there are more than 200 grape varieties in the area.
The vast majority of the wineries in Lazio cultivate white grape varieties therefore the region’s reputation is mainly based on its white wines. Although it’s red wines weren’t that popular, they are beginning to make a name for themselves.
Cannellino di Frascati try to take all the credits as a dessert sweet wine.