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Ischia DOC

Ischia DOC

Description to Ischia DOC

DOC area for white and red wines in the Italian region Campania, The area was classified as the second Italian DOC area in 1966. The area was classified as the second Italian DOC area in 1966. The zone includes all the municipalities on the eponymous island (Isola d'Ischia), which lies northeast of Capri and belongs to the province of Naples. Winegrowing has its origins here antiquity When the Greeks settled on the island in 700 BC and planted the vines they had brought with them. The Romans later called the island "Enia", which means "land of wine". Ischia wines were already valued as "Greco wine" in the 16th century for their hygienic and therapeutic effects.

The Bianco (also called Superiore and Spumante ) is made Forastera (45-70%), Biancolella (30-55%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 15%) blended. The Rosso is out Piedirosso and Guarnaccia Tintore di Tramonti (40-50% each), as well as other approved varieties (2max. 15%). The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective varieties, up to 15% other approved varieties can be used. These are the two white wines Biancolella and Forastera, and the red wine Piedirosso (or Per'e Palummo). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name.
In the wine guide you will find
currently 137 144 Wines and 22 855 Producers, including 1 502 classified producers.
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