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Vernaccia di Serrapetrona

DOCG area for red Spumante in the Italian region Brands, The existing since 1971 DOC classification was raised in 2003 to DOCG. The area includes the eponymous municipality of Serrapetrona and partly the communities of Belforte del Chienti and San Severino Marche in the province of Macerata. A sparkling wine was produced here as early as the 15th century. It is made from slightly dried grapes of the variety Vernaccia Nera Garnacha Tinta (to 85%), as well Sangiovese. Montepulciano and Ciliegiolo (max 15%) in the two variants secco and dolce. It may be the name Vigna (from hilly area).

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