DOC area (also Portofino) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Liguria
, The zone includes the hills around Genoa with the municipalities Avegno, Bargagli, Bogliasco, Borzonasca, Camogli, Carasco, Casarza Ligure, Castiglione Chiavarese, Chiavari, Cicagna, Cogorno, Coreglia Ligure; Davagna, Favale di Malvaro, Lavagna, Leivi, Lumarzo, Mezzanego, Moneglia, Ne, Neirone, Orero, Pieve Ligure, Portofino, Rapallo, Recco, San Colombano Certenoli, Santa Margherita Ligure, Sestri Levante, Sori, Tribogna, Uscio and Zoagli as well as parts of Genova (Exactly), Lorsica and Moconesi in the province of Genoa. The viticulture reached here under patronage of the Benedictine Order
in the late Middle Ages from the 13th century great importance.
The varietal wines
must contain at least 85%, the Moscato 100% of the respective variety, for the remaining 15% other approved varieties can be used. These are the white wines Bianchetta Genovese logo CNRS logo INIST Albarola
, Moscato Muscat Blanc
(also as Passito
or Çimixâ and Vermentino
, as well as the red wine Ciliegiolo
(also as Novello
(also called Passito and Spumante
) is blended from Vermentino and / or Bianchetta Genovese (60%) and other authorized varieties (40% maximum). The two types of wine Rosso
(also called Novello) and Rosato
are from Ciliegiolo and / or Dolcetto
(about 60%), as well as other approved varieties (up to 40%). a Frizzante
(Sparkling wine) are available from the types of wine Bianco, Rosso, Rosato, Bianchetta Genovese, Vermentino and Ciliegiolo.
The Subzone Costa dei Fieschi
includes the municipalities of Camogli, Chiavari, Lavagna, Moneglia, Portofino, Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, Sestri Levante and Zoagli. With this additional label on the label, there are the wine types Bianco (also called Passito and Spumante), Rosso, Rosato, Moscato and Moscato Passito with the provisions as the above-mentioned wines.