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Colline Lucchesi

DOC area for white and red wines in the Italian region Tuscany, The zone comprises the three municipalities of Capannori, Lucca and Porcari in the province of Lucca. The name means the "hills of Lucca". The Bianco is out Trebbiano Toscano (40-80%), any use or mixture of Chardonnay. Greco, Grechetto = Grechetto di Orvieto. Malvasia Bianca Lunga, Sauvignon = Sauvignon Blanc and Vermentino (10-60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 25%) blended. The Rosso (also called Riserva ) is made Sangiovese (45-80%), any use or mixture of Canaiolo Nero. Ciliegiolo. Merlot and Syrah (10-50%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 30%, of which Aleatico and Moscato max. 5% each).

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety and a maximum of 15% of other approved varieties. These are the two red wines Merlot and Sangiovese (both also as Riserva), as well as the two white wines Sauvignon and Vermentino, The White Vin Santo is produced in any use of the approved white varieties in secco and amabile, the rose-colored Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice in any use of the approved red varieties in dolce.

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