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DOC area (German: "Etsch Valley") with the German name "Etschtaler" for red wines, rosé wines and white wines. The area extends across borders in the two subregions South-Tirol (Alto Adige) and Trentino (the common Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige form) and Veneto, The area covers the slopes and plains along the Adige River from Meran in South Tyrol to Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella in Veneto. There are 34 municipalities in the Province Bolzano / Bozen (South Tyrol), 36 in the Province of Trentino (Trentino), as well as Brentino Belluno, Dolcè and Rivoli Veronese in the Province of Verona (Veneto). The former subzone Valdadige Terradeiforti was classified in 2010 as an independent DOC area.

The Bianco is in any use of Pinot Bianco = Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio Pinot gris, Riesling Italico Riesling. Müller-Thurgau and Chardonnay (about 20%), as well as any use of Trebbiano Toscano. Nosiola, Sauvignon logo CNRS logo INIST Sauvignon Blanc and Garganega (max 80%) blended. Rosso and Rosato are going out enantio, and / or different Schiava game species (to 50%), as well as any use of Merlot, Pinot Nero logo CNRS logo INIST Pinot Noir. Lagrein. Teroldego. Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon (max 50%) produced.

The varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the respective variety, the remaining 15% may be other approved varieties. These are the white wines Chardonnay (also called Frizzante ), Pinot Bianco (also called Frizzante) and Pinot Grigio, as well as the red wine schiava in any use of the varieties Schiava Grossa. Schiava Gentile and Schiava Grigia,

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