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San Martino della Battaglia

DOC area for white wine in the border region of the Italian regions Lombardy and Veneto at the south end of the Lake Garda, The area is named after a battlefield on which the Piedmontese defeated the Austrians in 1859. The area covers about 25 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities Desenzano del Garda, Lonato, Pozzolengo and Sirmione in the province of Brescia (Lombardy), and Peschiera del Garda in the province of Verona (Veneto). Thus, the area is one of the smallest wine-growing areas Europe. The former name was "Tocai di San Martino della Battaglia", which after Hungarian intervention (to a confusion with the Tokaj to be ruled out) after years of disputes according to the EU decision had to be cut to the "Tocai di".

The dry, sunny yellow wine with an almond and lemon aroma is made from at least 80% cloth Sauvignonasse ) and a maximum of 20% other approved varieties. The name Tuchì applies exclusively to this DOC area, because in Friuli-Venezia Giulia is the name Friulano and Veneto Tai (the former name was Tocai Friulano). There is also a sweet and sweet talk Liquoroso with 15% vol alcohol content, If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the layer name.

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