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Piave

DOC area for white and red wines in the east of the Italian region Veneto, It is named after the river of the same name. The zone completely 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, as well as parts of the municipalities 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 the province of Treviso, as well as completely the municipalities of Fossalta di Piave, Marcon, Meolo, Noventa di Piave, Quarto d'Altino, San Donà di Piave e in parte di 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. The DOC area closes to the east Lison-Pramaggiore and the region Friuli-Venezia Giulia on. French grape varieties have been at home here 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 approved varieties are possible. The white wines are Chardonnay. Manzoni Bianco, Tai or Friulano ( Sauvignonasse ) and Verduzzo ( Verduzzo Trevigiano and or Verduzzo Friulano, The red wines are Cabernet ( Cabernet Franc and or Cabernet Sauvignon and / or Carmenère), Carmenère. Merlot and Raboso ( Raboso Piave and or Raboso Veronese ). The Rosso is made from Merlot (50%) and other approved varieties (max. 50%). a Riserva there are the types of wine Rosso, Cabernet and Merlot; one Passito there are from Raboso and Verduzzo. The Raboso Superiore received in 2011 under the name Piave Malanotte the DOCG status.

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