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Alto Adige DOC

Alto Adige DOC

Description to Alto Adige DOC

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

South Tyrolean - Vineyards near Tramin in the Bozner Unterland

There is a large number of wines that are either produced as single varieties (85% of the respective variety, max. 15% other approved) or as a blend. The grape variety names can appear on the label in German and / or in Italian. The types of white wine or wines are Chardonnay. Gewurztraminer or Traminer Aromatico, Goldmuskateller or Moscato Giallo, Pinot Gris or Ruländer 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 wine types or wines are Pinot Noir or Pinot Noir or Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ), Cabernet (CF and / or CS), Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon, Edelvernatsch or Schiava Gentile, Gray Vernatsch or Schiava Grigia. Lagrein, Malvasia or Malvasia, Merlot. Rosenmuskateller or Moscato Rosa, Vernatsch or Großvernatsch or Schiava Grossa (see also under schiava ). The rosé wines or rosato or rosé are in German as Kretzer designated. Some types of wine have alcoholic ones Superiore and stored longer Riserva, There are also some types of wine as Spumante, as Vendemmia Tardiva ( late vintage ) and as sweet Passito,

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