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Collio Goriziano

DOC area (also Collio) for a wide range of red and white wines in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, The name means "hill of Goriziono". The zone includes the municipalities of Capriva del Friuli, Cormons, Dolegna del Collio, Farra Isonzo, Gorizia, Mossa, San Floriano del Collio and San Lorenzo Isontino in the province of Gorizia (Gorizia). The DOC area closes in the north Colli Orientali del Friuli in the province of Udine, the border is formed by the Judrio River. The area with about 1,500 hectares of vineyards extends over the hilly country between the rivers Judrio and Isonzo in the west to Slovenian Border in the east. Both geologically and also from the wine-like areas once belonged to the Habsburg Empire. But while the province of Udine became Italian in 1866, Gorizia only came after the First World War Italy to. The floor consists of calcareous marl and sandstone, which is heavily interspersed with minerals. According to one community, this is known as the “Flysch von Cormons”. Around 80% of fragrant white wines are produced. The Pinot Grigio in particular attracted international attention from the 1980s and established the fame of white wines.

The varietal wines are made from at least 85% of the respective variety. The white wines are Chardonnay, Friulano (Tai = Sauvignonasse ), Malvasia (Malvasia Istriana = Malvazija Istarska ) Müller-Thurgau. Picolit, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ), Ribolla or Ribolla Gialla, Riesling Renano ( Riesling ), Riesling Italico ( Riesling ), Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ) and Traminer Aromatico ( Gewurztraminer ). The red wines are Cabernet (Cabernet Franc and / or Cabernet Sauvignon), Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot and Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ). All wines with at least 12% vol alcohol content (Picolt 14% vol), as well as a maturation period of 20 months for white wines and 30 months for red wines Riserva call.

An original wine from the municipality of Cormons is the unclassified one Vino della Pace (Wine of Peace) from 600 different grape varieties. The producers of the DOC wines are Branko, Livon (also RoncAlto), Marco Felluga, Movia (Slovenia), Primosic, Ronco dei Tassi, Venica & Venica. Villanova and Villa Russiz,

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