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Valgella

Subarea of ​​the Italian DOC Valtellina; look there.
DOC / DOCG range 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 described him as his favorite wine, The commander Prince Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein (1583-1634) was an excessive wine drinker until he was 30 years old. Due to gout problems, his doctor imposed moderation on him and only recommended this red wine, which Wallenstein held up to his (violent) death. The wines produced here were formerly referred to as Veltliner, but there is no connection with the Austrian Veltliner varieties,

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