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Controguerra

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Abruzzo, The zone includes parts of the municipalities of Ancarano, Colonnella, Controguerra, Corropoli and Torano Nuovo in the province of Teramo. The Bianco is out Trebbiano Toscano and or Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (50%), Passerina (10%) and other approved varieties (max. 40%) blended. The Passito Bianco is made in any mixture of Trebbiano Toscano, Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, Malvasia Bianca di Candia and Passerina (60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). Rosso (also called Novello and Riserva ) and Rosato are out Montepulciano (70%) and other approved varieties (max. 30%). The Passito Rosso is made from Montepulciano (70%) and other approved varieties (max. 30%). Both Passito wines may add "Annoso" to the label after 35 months of aging.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, 15% can be other approved varieties. These are the white wines Chardonnay. Passerina and Pecorino, as well as the red wines Cabernet ( Cabernet Franc and or Cabernet Sauvignon ) and Merlot, Spumante Metodo Classico and Spumante Metodo Classico are made from Trebbiano Toscano and / or Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (60%), Chardonnay and / or Verdicchio Bianco and / or Pecorino (for. 30%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 10%) blended. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, the label can Vigna followed by the location name.

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