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Lison

DOCG area for white wine in the border area of the two Italian regions Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, The classification was made in 2011, until then the wine was in the same area as the DOC Lison-Pramaggiore contain. It stretches from the Adriatic coast in the south between the Tagliamento and Livenza rivers to the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in the north. The viticulture here goes back to Roman times and was in the 10th century by the order of the Benedictine rationalized. The moderate climate is characterized by cool, dry north winds (Bora) and hot, humid south-east winds (Scirocco).

In Veneto, the zone includes the municipalities of Annone Veneto, Cinto Caomaggiore, Gruaro, Fossalta di Portogruaro, Pramaggiore and Teglio Veneto, parts of Caorle, Concordia Sagittaria, Portogruaro, San Michele al Tagliamento and Santo Stino di Livenza in the province of Venezia , as well as Meduna di Livenza and parts of Motta di Livenza in the province of Treviso . In Friuli-Venezia Giulia , these are the municipalities of Chions, Cordovado and Pravisdomini, as well as parts of Azzano Decimo, Morsano al Tagliamento and Sesto al Reghena in the province of Pordenone .

There is also a Lison Classico area entirely in Veneto, which includes the municipalities of Pradipozzo and Summaga (Portogruaro), Belfiore, Blessaglia and Salvarolo (Pramaggiore), Carline and Loncon (Annone Veneto), as well as sections of Cinto Caomaggiore and Santo Stino di Livenza , The wine must have at least 85% Friulano (Friuli Venezia Giulia) or Tai (Veneto) - both are synonyms for the variety Sauvignonasse - included, up to a maximum of 15% other approved varieties can be used. The alcohol content must have at least 12% vol.

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