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Lake Corbara

DOC area for white wines (only from 2012) and red wines in the Italian region Umbria, The zone includes the municipality of Baschi and the municipality of Orvieto with the districts of Corbara (eponymous Tiber dam), Fossatello, Prodo and Titgnano in the province of Terni.

The Bianco becomes 60% Grechetto ( Grechetto di Orvieto or Grechetto di Todi = Pignatello?) and / or Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc ), and max. 40% other approved varieties pressed. The Rosso is used in any way Cabernet Sauvignon. Merlot, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) and Sangiovese (70%) and other approved varieties (max. 30%) blended.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety. These are the four white wines Chardonnay, Grechetto, Sauvignon and Vermentino, as well as the four red wines Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero and Sangiovese. The two types of wine Passito and Vendemmia tardiva (Late harvest) are made from Grechetto and / or Sauvignon (60%) and other approved (max. 40%). All wines except the Vendemmia Tardiva are also available as Riserva allowed.

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