Colli Perugini

Colli Perugini







about this subregion

Nestled in the heart of Italy, the Umbria region is renowned for its lush landscapes, verdant hills, and rich cultural heritage. Among its treasures lies the Colli Perugini DOC, a designated wine area that perfectly encapsulates the beauty and uniqueness of Umbria's terroir.

The environment of Colli Perugini is distinct, characterized by rolling hills that cradle vineyards, nourished by a temperate climate and mineral-rich soils. These attributes provide an ideal setting for the growth and maturation of a range of grape varieties, each contributing to the region's eclectic wine repertoire.

When it comes to reds, Cabernet Sauvignon stands tall, producing wines with depth and character. Merlot offers a softer, velvety profile, while Pinot Nero adds elegance and refinement. Sangiovese, a native Italian variety, brings forth wines teeming with cherry notes and a vibrant acidity.

White wines from the region are equally captivating. Chardonnay, with its creamy texture, often reveals apple and pear undertones, making it a favorite among many. Grechetto, another indigenous variety, offers floral aromatics combined with a crisp palate. Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio, though different in profile, both deliver fresh and zesty wines. Lastly, Trebbiano, a staple in Italian viniculture, produces wines with delicate fruitiness, complementing the region's diverse palette.

In Colli Perugini DOC, the harmony between environment and vine finds its fullest expression, making each bottle a testament to Umbria's enchanting wine legacy.


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Discover Terroir

The Colli Perugini DOC encompasses vineyards south of Perugia, located on the right bank of the Tiber through the hills located in the center of Umbria.

The climate in the region is temperate. For this reason, winters are cool and have moderate temperatures, while summers are rather hot. Regarding the annual temperature, in recent years an average of 31.46°C has been recorded. For this reason, the grapes have a prolonged ripening period, which favors the development of more intense aromas and flavors.

The vineyards are located on predominantly clay and limestone soils.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero, Sangiovese

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Chardonnay, Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano

The Colli Altotiberini DOC, nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Umbria, Italy, produces an exquisite array of wines that embody the region's rich viticultural heritage. Let your senses embark on a journey through the following remarkable offerings:

The Bianco wine from Colli Altotiberini DOC is a symphony of flavors, carefully orchestrated with a minimum of 50% Trebbiano Toscano, the heart of the blend. Accentuating its character, up to 10% Malvasia lends a delicate nuance, adding depth and intrigue to the final composition. The result is a harmonious medley that dances across the palate, offering notes of citrus, orchard fruits, and a refreshing acidity that encapsulates the essence of this charming terroir.

Radiating the hues of the Tuscan sunsets, the Rosato wine of Colli Altotiberini DOC captures the essence of the region's red grape heritage. A minimum of 50% Sangiovese, the crown jewel of Tuscan varietals, takes center stage, infusing the wine with its characteristic red fruit profile and a captivating floral elegance. Complemented by a blend of other authorized red grapes, this Rosato offers a graceful balance between structure and vibrancy, making it a delightful companion for leisurely gatherings.

A tribute to the rich winemaking traditions of the region, the Rosso wine of Colli Altotiberini DOC encapsulates the artistry of blending. With a minimum of 50% Sangiovese, the wine embodies the Tuscan spirit, infusing it with red berry notes, earthy undertones, and a hint of spice. Crafted in harmony with other authorized red grapes, this Rosso boasts a seamless unity of flavors, inviting you to savor the timeless allure of Italian reds.

Elevating the effervescence to an art form, the Spumante from Colli Altotiberini DOC enchants with its captivating bubbles. Anchored by a minimum of 80% Chardonnay, Grechetto, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and/or Pinot Nero, this sparkling gem radiates a dazzling brilliance. A playful symphony of aromas, it unfolds with crisp apple, citrus zest, and delicate floral notes. Other authorized white grapes contribute to the tapestry, resulting in a Spumante that encapsulates celebration in every sip.

A treasure born from tradition, the Vin Santo of Colli Altotiberini DOC encapsulates the soul of the region in every golden drop. With a minimum of 50% Trebbiano and a selection of other authorized white grapes, this luscious nectar is a testament to the art of patience. Meticulously crafted through a process of drying and slow fermentation, the wine unveils layers of dried fruits, honeyed richness, and a whisper of toasted almonds. Vin Santo is a timeless reflection of dedication, offering a glimpse into the past while captivating the senses of the present.

In the heart of the Colli Altotiberini DOC, these wines harmonize tradition and innovation, embodying the spirit of Umbria's viticultural legacy while inviting the world to partake in its captivating flavors.