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Vigna

Italian name (also Vigneto) for vineyard. But this is also for subzone, Single Location, Vineyard parcel or plant used. Some wineries also place Vigna or Vigneto in front of their estate designation (see under Azienda vinicola ). Vigna is analogous to French Grand Cru, In Italy it is used for wines from hilly vineyards. This will be on label with Vigna and location description. Compared to the normal DOC / DOCG regulations, there are usually even stricter requirements (higher alcohol content, less earnings Etc). Only locations that are officially recognized may be named. Other names for high quality areas are Bricco. Colli. Ronco. Serra and Sori, A complete list of keywords relevant to vineyards can be found at vineyards contain.

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