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Corti Benedettine del Padovano

DOC range for a wide range of red, rosé and white wines in the Italian region Veneto, The zone extends in the southeastern part of the province of Padua and in the southern part of the province of Venice. It comprises 23 complete and subdivisions of 6 municipalities in the province of Padova, as well as parts of the municipalities Cavarzere and Cona in the province of Venezia. The name refers to the Order of Benedictine monks from the 12th to the beginning of the 19th century in the abbey of Santa Giustina in Padua. These damed the rivers, made the land arable and, among other things, very efficiently cultivated viticulture.

The varietal wines consist of at least 85% of the respective variety, and max. 15% of other approved varieties. These are the white wines Chardonnay also as Frizzante and Spumante, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot Gris ), Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ) and Tai or earlier Tocai Friulano ( Sauvignonasse ), as well as all as well Riserva produced red wines Cabernet ( Cabernet Franc and or Cabernet Sauvignon ), Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Raboso as well Passito ( Raboso Piave and or Raboso Veronese ) and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso,

The Bianco is made from at least 50% Tai or earlier Tocai Friulano, and a maximum of 50% of other approved varieties. Rosso (also as Novello ) and Rosato are out Merlot (60-70%), Raboso Piave and / or Raboso Veronese (at 10%), as well as other approved varieties (maximum 30%) blended. The Moscato Bianco or Spumante is made from at least 95% Moscato Giallo ( Goldmuskateller ) and the sweet Passito produced from at least 70% Moscato Giallo.

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