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Aversa

DOC area (also Asprinio di Aversa) for white wine in the Italian region Campania, The zone includes the municipalities of Aversa, Carinaro, Casal di Principe, Casaluce, Casapesenna, Cesa, Frignano, Gricignano di Aversa, Lusciano, Orta di Atella, Parete, San Cipriano d'Aversa, San Marcellino, Sant'Arpino, Succivo, Teverola, Trentola-Ducenta, Villa di Briano and Villa Literno in the province of Caserta, as well as the municipalities of Giugliano in Campania, Qualiano and Sant Antimo in the province of Naples. The wine is from Asprinio = Greco 85%) and possibly other authorized varieties (max 15%). The Spumante must be 100% unmixed to be produced.

It is the traditional one training system " Alberata Aversana "Allowed. Trees are used as supports and the vines are raised up to ten meters vertically. The harvest must be done on ladders called "Scale Napoletane". This should be preserved as a cultural heritage shaping the landscape. The earnings may not exceed 4 kg / m² or 240 kg / vine. The stocking density may not exceed 50 vines / ha. These wines must be on label "Alberata" or "Vigneti ad Alberata" included.


Alberata Vineyard in Tuscany - By Bauer Karl - Own Plant , CC BY-SA 3.0 , Link

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