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Piave

DOC area for white and red wines in the east of the Italian region Veneto, He is named after the river of the same name. The area includes the municipalities of Arcade, Breda di Piave, Casale sul Sile, Cessalto, Chiarano, Cimadolmo, Codognè, Fontanelle, Godega Sant'Urbano, Gorgo al Monticano, Mareno di Piave, Maserada sul Piave, Monastier, Oderzo, Ormelle, Ponte di Piave, Ponzano Veneto, Portobuffolè, Povegliano, Roncade, Salgareda, San Biagio di Callalta, San Fior, San Polo di Piave, Santa Lucia di Piave, Spresiano, Vazzola and Zenson di Piave, and parts of the communities Carbonera, Casier, Gaiarine, Mansuè, Mogliano Veneto, Orsago, Preganziol, Silea, Villorba, Colle Umberto, Conegliano, Cordignano, Giavera del Montello, Montebelluna, Motta di Livenza, Nervesa della Battaglia, Paese, San Vendemiano, Susegana, Trevignano, Vittorio Veneto and Volpago del Montello in in the province of Treviso, as well as completely the municipalities Fossalta di Piave, Marcon, Meolo, Noventa di Piave, Quarto d'Altino, San Donà di Piave in the parte of Venezia, Ceggia, Eraclea, Jesolo, Musile di Piave and Torre di Mosto in the province Venezia. The vineyards are located in the Piave basin and extend from the Adriatic coast in the south to Conegliano in the North. In the east closes the DOC area Lison-Pramaggiore and the region Friuli-Venezia Giulia at. French grape varieties have been native to this area since the end of the 19th century.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, up to a maximum of 15% other permitted varieties are possible. The white wines are Chardonnay. Manzoni Bianco, Tai or Friulano ( Sauvignonasse ) and Verduzzo ( Verduzzo Trevigiano and or Verduzzo Friulano, The reds are Cabernet ( Cabernet Franc and or Cabernet Sauvignon and / or Carmenère), Carmenère. Merlot and Raboso ( Raboso Piave and or Raboso Veronese ). Rosso is made from Merlot (50%) and other approved varieties (50% maximum). a Riserva it comes from the wine types Rosso, Cabernet and Merlot; one Passito is available from Raboso and Verduzzo. The Raboso Superiore received in 2011 under the name Piave Malanotte the DOCG status.

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