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Terre Tollesi

DOCG area (also Tullum) for white and red wines in the Italian region Abruzzo, The DOC was classified in 2019. The zone comprises 300 hectares of vineyards between the Adriatic coast and the nature reserve around the Majell mountain range in the municipality of Tollo (province of Chieti). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, the label can Vigna followed by the location name.

The two white wines Passerina and Pecorino must contain at least 90% of the respective variety, up to 10% other approved varieties are possible. The ripening period must be at least three months. The Rosso (also called Riserva ) is made Montepulciano (95%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 5%). The maturation period must be at least 14 months, for the Riserva 24 months, of which 6 months in the barrel. The Spumante will be out Chardonnay (60%) and other approved, non-aromatic varieties (max. 40%).

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