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valdadige

DOC area (German: "valley of the Adige") with the German name "Etschtaler" for red wines, rosé wines and white wines. The area extends across borders in the two sub-regions South-Tirol (Alto Adige) and Trentino (which together the Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige form) and Veneto, The zone includes the mountain slopes and plains along the Adige river from Merano in South Tyrol to Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella in Veneto. These are 34 municipalities in the province of 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 as an independent DOC area in 2010.

The Bianco is used in any way by Pinot Bianco Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio = Pinot gris, Riesling Italico = Riesling. Müller-Thurgau and Chardonnay (for. 20%), as well as any use of Trebbiano Toscano. Nosiola, Sauvignon = Sauvignon Blanc and Garganega (max. 80%) blended. Rosso and Rosato are out enantio, and / or various Schiava game species (50%), as well as any use of Merlot, Pinot Nero = 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% can be other approved varieties. These are the white wines Chardonnay (also as Frizzante ), Pinot Bianco (also as Frizzante) and Pinot Grigio, as well as the red wine schiava in any use of the game types Schiava Grossa. Schiava Gentile and Schiava Grigia,

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