DOC area for a wide range of red, rosé and white wines in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, The zone completely includes the municipalities of Latisana, Lignano Sabbiadoro, Palazzolo dello Stella, Precenicco, Pocenia, Rivignano, Ronchis, Teor and Varmo, as well as part of the municipalities of Castions di Strada, Morsano al Tagliamento and Muzzana del Turgnano in the province of Udine. The area is located in the Isonzo basin on the Adriatic coast with the famous seaside resort of Lignano and is close to the region to the west Veneto on. The soil consists of sandy loess, partly mixed with gravel, and is particularly suitable for red wines.
The varietal wines are produced from at least 85% of the respective variety and in total a maximum of 15% of the other approved varieties. The white wines are Chardonnay, Malvasia Istriana ( Malvazija Istarska ), Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris ) Riesling, Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ), Friulano (Tai = Sauvignonasse ), Traminer Aromatico ( Gewurztraminer ) and Verduzzo Friulano, The red wines are Cabernet (Cabernet Franc and / or Cabernet Sauvignon and / or Carmenère), Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon. Carmenère, Franconia ( Blaufränkisch ) Merlot, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso,
The Bianco and Passito are blended from Friulano (60%), Chardonnay and / or Pinot Bianco (max. 30%) and other approved varieties (max. 10%). The Rosso and Rosato wine types are made from Merlot (60%), Cabernet Franc and / or Cabernet Sauvignon and / or Carmenère (max. 30%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 10%). There is also one of all red wines except Pinot Nero Novello, a Superiore and Riserva there are of all red wines and also of some white wines. The Spumante is produced in any mixture of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Nero (90%), as well as other approved (max. 10%). There is also a spumante from Chardonnay, Malvasia, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Nero.