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Lizzano DOC

Description to Lizzano DOC

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region of Puglia. The zone includes the municipalities of Lizzano and Faggiano, as well as part of Taranto in the province of Taranto.

Rosso and Rosato (both also called Novello and Frizzante) are blended from Negroamaro (60-80%), Montepulciano and/or Sangiovese and/or Bombino Nero and/or Pinot Nero = Pinot Noir (max. 40%), Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and/or Malvasia Nera die Lecce (max. 10%).

The Bianco (also known as Frizzante and Spumante) is made from Trebbiano Toscano (40-60%), Chardonnay and/or Pinot Bianco = Pinot Blanc (for the 30%), Malvasia Bianca di Candia (max. 10%), Sauvignon = Sauvignon Blanc and/or Bianco d'Alessano (max. 25%).

The three pure wines Malvasia Nera, Negroamaro Rosso (both also called Superiore) and Negroamaro Rosato must contain at least 85% of the respective variety.

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