DOC area for red and white wines in the border area of the two Italian regions Friuli-Venezia Giulia
, The area was created in 1968 by merging the previously independent DOC areas Cabernet di Pramaggiore, Merlot di Pramaggiore and Tocai di Lison. The DOCG area is identical in terms of area Lison
, 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).
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
. For Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Grigio only the Pordenone area applies.
The varietal wines
consist of at least 85% of the respective variety with max. 15% of other approved. The white wines
, Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris
), Sauvignon ( Sauvignon Blanc
) and Verduzzo ( Verduzzo Friulano
). The red wines
are Cabernet (CF and / or CS and / or Carmenère), Cabernet Franc
. Cabernet Sauvignon
, Malbech ( Cot
and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso
, a Passito
there are from Verduzzo and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso.
is made from Tai Sauvignonasse
(50-70%) and other approved varieties (max. 50%). The Rosso
(also as Novello) is made from Merlot (50-70%) and other approved red varieties (max. 50%). The Spumante
is made from Chardonnay and / or Pinot Bianco and / or Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir
) produced. a Riserva
Rosso and Merlot (12.5% vol) and Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso (13% vol) have at least 24 months of maturity.