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DOC area for white and red wines in the Italian region of Liguria. The large zone The geographical coastal region is a section of the Italian Riviera on the Gulf of Genoa in the Ligurian Sea. It extends west of Genoa to the French border at Ventimiglia. The zone comprises the largest, western part with the provinces of Genoa (2 municipalities), Imperia (67 municipalities) and Savona (46 municipalities). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name.
There are the five subzones Albenganese with the municipalities Alassio, Albenga, Andora, Arnasco, Casanova Lerrone, Castelbianco, Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena, Ceriale, Cisano sul Neva, Erli, Garlenda, Laigueglia, Nasino, Onzo, Ortovero, Stellanello, Testico, Vendone , Villanova d'Albenga and Zuccarello (Savona); Riviera dei Fiori (Imperia); Finalese with the municipalities of Balestrino, Boissano, Borghetto Santo Spirito, Borgio Verezzi, Calice Ligure, Finale Ligure, Giustenice, Loano, Magliolo, Noli, Orco Feglino, Pietra Ligure, Rialto, Spotorno, Toirano, Tovo San Giacomo and Vezzi Portio (Savona) ; Quiliano with the municipalities of Quiliano, Savona and Vado Ligure (Savona); Taggia with the municipalities of Badalucco, Carpasio, Castellaro, Ceriana, Molini di Triora, Montalto Ligure, Ospedaletti, Pompeiana, Riva Ligure, Sanremo, Santo Stefano al Mare, Taggia, Terzorio and Triora (Imperia).
The subzones will be on label after the DOC name Riviera Ligure di Ponente. When using the subzones, there are not all types of wine. Only the Granaccia is produced in the Quiliano sub-zone and only the Moscato in the Taggia sub-zone. In the other subzones there are Pigato, Rossese and Vermentino. The varietal wines are pressed with a high proportion of the respective variety. These are the three white wines Moscato Bianco ( Muscat Blanc ) - also as Frizzante. Vendemmia tardiva u. Passito (100%), Pigato - also as Superiore u. Passito (95%) and Vermentino - also as Superiore u. Passito (95%), as well as the two red wines Granaccia (Alicante = Garnacha Tinta ) - also as Superiore u. Passito (90%) and Rossese ( Tibouren ) - also as a passito (90%).