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 of 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 the patronage of the Benedictine Order
of great importance in the late Middle Ages from the 13th century.
The varietal wines
must contain at least 85%, for Moscato 100% of the respective variety, for the remaining 15% other approved varieties can be used. These are the white wines Bianchetta Genovese Albarola
, Moscato = Muscat Blanc
(also as Passito
or Çimixâ and Vermentino
, as well as the red wine Ciliegiolo
(also as Novello
(also as Passito and Spumante
) is blended from Vermentino and / or Bianchetta Genovese (60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). The two types of wine Rosso
(also as Novello) and Rosato
are made from Ciliegiolo and / or Dolcetto
(60%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 40%). a Frizzante
(Sparkling wine) is 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 designation on the label there are the wine types Bianco (also as Passito and Spumante), Rosso, Rosato, Moscato and Moscato Passito with the provisions as the wines listed above.