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lugana

DOC area for white wine in the border area of the two Italian regions Lombardy and Veneto, The zone with around 700 hectares of vineyards includes the municipalities of Desenzano del Garda, Lonato, Pozzolengo and Sirmione in the province of Brescia, and Peschiera del Garda in the province of Verona. It is after the level of the same name (glacier pool) at the south end of the Lake Garda (Lago di Garda), which extends from the province of Brescia (Lombardy) to the province of Verona (Veneto). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name. The straw yellow to greenish and the Soave very similar white wine is made from Trebbiano di Soave or Trebbiano di Lugana Verdicchio Bianco (90%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 10%). There are also the types of wine Riserva (longer ripening period), Vendemmia tardiva ( late vintage ) Spumante and Superiore (Alcohol stronger).

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