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Alto Adige DOC

Alto Adige DOC

Description to Alto Adige DOC

DOC area (also South Tyrol, ital. Alto Adige or dell'Alto Adige) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian winegrowing area South-Tirol, There are six sub-zones, which are considered to be separate DOC areas and do not cover the entire product range under this name, but only certain types of wine. these are Bozner Leiten (Italian Colli di Bolzano), Eisacktaler (Valle Isarco), Meran hills (Meranese di Collina), St. Magdalener (Santa Maddalena), Terlaner (Terlano) and vinschgau (Valle Venosta). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can be with all wines Vigna followed by the layer name.

There are a large number of wines that are either produced on a varietal basis (85% of the respective variety, 15% of other approved ones) or as cuvée. The grape variety names may appear in German and / or Italian on the label. The white wines or wines are Chardonnay. Gewurztraminer or Traminer Aromatico, Goldmuskateller or Moscato Giallo, Pinot gris or Rulander or Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ) Kerner. Riesling or Riesling Renano, Müller-Thurgau, Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ), Sylvaner ( Sylvaner ), Veltliner ( Green Valtellina ), Pinot Blanc or Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ) and or Riesling Italico.

The red wines or wines are Blauburgunder od. Pinot Noir or Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ), Cabernet (CF u / o CS), Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon, Edelvernatsch od. Schiava Gentile, Greyish-nosed od. Schiava Grigia. Lagrein, Malvasia or Malvasia, Merlot. Rosenmuskateller or Moscato Rosa, Vernatsch od. Großvernatsch od. Schiava Grossa (see also under schiava ).

The rosé wines or rosato or rosé are in German as Kretzer designated. Some types of wine are more alcoholic Superiore and longer stored Riserva, There are also a few types of wine as well Spumante, as Vendemmia Tardiva ( late vintage ) and as sweet Passito,
In the wine guide you will find
currently 134 146 Wines and 22 975 Producers, including 1 452 classified producers.
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