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Amelia

DOC area for red, rosé and white wines in the Italian region Umbria, In 2011 the wines of the former DOC area Colli Amerini were transferred . The zone includes the municipalities of Attigliano, Giove, Penna in Teverina, Alviano, Amelia, Calvi dell'Umbria, Guardea, Lugnano in Teverina, Montecastrilli, Narni, Otricoli, San Gemini and Terni in the province of Terni. The Roman poet Virgil (70-19 BC) reported that wines were delivered to Rome from here.

The Bianco is out Trebbiano Toscano (50%) and other approved varieties (max. 15%). Rosso (also called Novello and Riserva ) and Rosato are out Sangiovese (50%) and other approved varieties (max. 15%). The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety. These are Ciliegiolo (also as Riserva), Grechetto = Grechetto di Orvieto, Malvasia = Malvasia Bianca Lunga. Merlot (also called Riserva) and Sangiovese (also called Riserva). The Vin Santo is made from Trebbiano Toscano (50%), the salmon-red Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice produced from Sangiovese (max. 15%). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name.

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