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Campi Flegrei

DOC area for white, red and rose wines in the Italian region Campania, Numerous volcanoes have been active in the Phlegraean fields (Campi Flegrei = burning fields) around 20 kilometers west of Vesuvius in the past 40,000 years, which has also shaped the soil conditions accordingly. There are also many thermal springs here. The zone includes the municipalities of Bacoli, Marano, Monte di Procida, Naples, Pozzuoli and Quarto in the province of Naples.

The Bianco is out Falanghina (for 50-70%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 50%) blended. The Rosso (also called Novello ) is made Piedirosso (50%), Aglianico (30%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 20%). The white wine Falanghina (also as Spumante and Passito ), the red wines Piedirosso / Per'e Palummo (also as Riserva ) and Piedirosso Passito , as well as the Piedirosso Rosato must contain at least 90% of the respective variety.

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