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Lessini Durello

DOC area (also Durello Lessini) for sparkling wines in the Italian region Veneto, The zone is located in the extensive mountain region lessinia in the foothills of the Venetian Alps. It covers areas in the two provinces of Vicenza and Verona. In Vicenza, these are the municipalities of Arzignano, Brogliano, Castelgomberto, Chiampo, Gambugliano and Trissino, as well as parts of the municipalities of Cornedo, Costabissara, Gambellara, Isola Vicentina, Malo, Marano Vicentino, Monte di Malo, Montebello Vicentino, Montecchio Maggiore, Montorso Vicentino, Nogarole Vicentino, San Vito di Leguzzano, Schio and Zermeghedo. In Verona, these are the municipalities of San Giovanni Ilarione and Vestenanova, as well as parts of Badia Calavena, Cazzano di Tramigna, Montecchia di Crosara, Roncà and Tregnago.

The sparkling wine must be at least 85% of the main variety durella can contain up to a maximum of 15% in any mix Garganega, Pinot Bianco ( Pinot Blanc ) Chardonnay and Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) be used. The spumante is by means of Méthode charmat (Tank fermentation), the Spumante Riserva using classic bottle fermentation and 36 months of yeast storage. There is also a Millesimato (Vintage sparkling wine), where the year of the grape harvest is indicated. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name. For the still wines there is the DOC area Monti Lessini,

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