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Sannio

DOC area for a very wide range of red, rosé and white wines in the Italian region Campania, It is named after the historical and geographical region in the southern Apennines, which was inhabited in ancient times by the Samnites. There is also a municipality called San Giorgio del Sannio. As of the 2012 vintage, the wines were included in the four DOC areas Guardia Sanframondi (Guardiolo), Sant'Agata de 'Goti , Solopaca and Taburno . The large area encompasses the entire province of Benevento with around 80 municipalities with the subregions Guardia Sanframondi (Guardiolo), Sant'Agata dei Goti, Solopaca, Solopaca Classico and Taburno. Their names are given on the bottle label after the DOC designation Sannio. For each subzone there are differences in the product range.

The Bianco is going out Trebbiano Toscano and or Malvasia Bianca di Candia (to 50%), as well as possibly other approved varieties gekeltert. Rosso (also called Novello and Riserva) and Rosato are out Sangiovese (to 50%), and possibly other approved varieties blended.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of each variety. These are Aglianico. Barbera. Coda di Volpe (Bianca). Falanghina. Fiano. Greco, Moscato Muscat Blanc. Piedirosso and Sciascinoso, There is also an Aglianico Piedirosso (also called Rosato) from Aglianico and / or Piedirosso. Of many of these wines, there are also the variants Passito. Frizzante and Spumante, If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the layer name. In around 30 municipalities in the four subzones, the newly created DOC designation in 2011 can Falanghina del Sannio be used.

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