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Valgella

Subdivision of the Italian DOC Valtellina; look there.

DOC / DOCG area for red wines in the north of the Italian region Lombardy in the border area to Switzerland and to South-Tirol, The Swiss writer Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), who lived in this valley for a long time, repeatedly referred to him as his favorite wine, The general, Prince Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein (1583-1634), was an excessive wine drinker up to the age of 30. His doctor imposed moderation on him due to gout problems and only recommended this red wine, which Wallenstein stuck to until his (violent) death. The wines produced here were formerly known as Veltliners, but there is no connection with the Austrian ones Veltliner varieties,

The zone includes the...

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