Keyword: South Tyrol
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DOC regional area (including South Tyrol, Alto Adige, or Italian Alto Adige) for a wide range of well over a hundred red, ros├ę and white wines in the Italian wine-growing area of South Tyrol . The vineyards cover 3,700 hectares. Within the range, there are six geographical zones which are considered as its own DOC areas. These are Bolzano conducting (Italian Colli di Bolzano) Eisacktaler (Valle Isarco) Merano hill (Meranese di Collina) (Santa Maddalena), Terlaner (Terlano) and Vinschgau (Val Venosta). Some are in Bocksbeutel bottled.
The varietal wine types must contain at least 95% of the respective bottle labeled vine, the rest can be approved varieties of the same color. These are Pinot Noir / Pinot Noir (Pinot Nero), Pinot Noir Kretzer or Pinot Noir Ros├ę (Pinot Noir Ros├ę or Pinot Noir Ros├ę), Cabernet (CF and / or CS), Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gew├╝rztraminer (Traminer Aromatico) Goldmuskateller or Goldenmuskateller (Moscato Giallo), Grauvernatsch (Schiava Grigia), Lagrein Dunkel (Lagrein or Lagrein Scuro), Lagrein Kretzer (Lagrein Rosato), Malvasia (Malvasia), Merlot, Merlot Kretzer (Merlot Ros├ę, Merlot Ros├ę), Riesling (Riesling Renano) , Riesling x Sylvaner (Muller-Thurgau), Moscato Rosa (Moscato Rosa), Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris (Pinot Grigio), Sauvignon, Sylvaner (Silvaner), Vernatsch or large Vernatsch or Edelvernatsch (Schiava or Schiava Gentile or Schiava Grossa), Pinot Blanc (Pinot Bianco) and Riesling (Riesling Italico). In the Lagreiner wines from the municipal area of Bolzano may show up on the label and the suffix or Gries Lagrein Lagrein Gries Tues (see also Kretzer ).
Then there are three cuv├ęes, which appear with two varieties on the label, the former represents the larger share. These are Lagrein Cabernet, Merlot and Cabernet-Merlot-Lagrein. The Bianco (white) is made from Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Grigio (75-100%, at least two of the varieties must be included), and any arbitrary use of M├╝ller-Thurgau, Sauvignon, Riesling, Sylvaner and Gewurztraminer (up to 25%) blended. Of the Metodo classico (Bottle fermentation) generates a white sparkling wine in Brut and Extra Brut is pressed in any use of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Nero. The Sparkling Ros├ę of Pinot Bianco and / or Chardonnay (at least 80%) and Pinot Nero (up to 20%) is generated. Almost all of these types of wine are dry (secco) expanded, in some semi-sweet (Amabile) and it also sweet (dolce). Some wines are more versions than spumante , Vendemmia Tardiva (Dried grapes, at least 14% alcohol content, max. Yield of 50 hl / ha) and raisin wine , and alcohol increased Superiore and longer bearing reserve . The label can all wines on a document called the Vigna (Weinberg) are indicated, followed by layer name.