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Rosso Orvietano

DOC area (also Orvietano Rosso) for red wines in the Italian region Umbria, The area covers 20 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Allerona, Alviano, Baschi, Castel Giorgio, Castel Viscardo, Fabro, Ficulle, Guardea, Montecchio, Montegabbione, Monteleone d'Orvieto, Orvieto, Porano and San Venanzo in the province of Terni. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, may be on the label Vigna followed by the layer name. The Rosso is in any mixture of Aleatico. Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc. Canaiolo Nero. Ciliegiolo. Merlot. Montepulciano, Pinot Nero logo CNRS logo INIST Pinot Noir and Sangiovese (about 70%), as well Barbera. Cesanese Comune. Colorino del Valdarno and Dolcetto (max 30%) blended. The varietal red wines must contain at least 85% of each variety. These are Aleatico, Cabernet (Cabernet Franc and / or Cabernet Sauvignon), Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Canaiolo, Ciliegiolo, Merlot, Pinot Nero and Sangiovese.

Orvieto - vineyards around Orvieto

There is also a much larger and many additional communities called DOC area for white wines called Orvieto, which is about the two regions of Umbria and Lazio extends.

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