LOMBARDIA

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Valtellina Superiore

Sforzato di Valtellina

Moscato di Scanzo

Franciacorta

Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico

GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: North, landlocked in the center

46% white

54% red

● 29.000 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 5 / DOC wines: 22

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Turbiana (white)

Croatina (red)

Groppello (red)

 

● Uniqueness:

The alpine climate in the North gives great Nebbiolo in Valtellina.

Further South, close to the lakes and beyond the plain Chardonnay and Pinot Noir do very well especially for sparkling wines.

 

● Fun facts:

The smallest DOCG of Italy is in Lombardy, it's a red dessert wine called Moscato di Scanzo.

 

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5 DOCG:

 

● Franciacorta (Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Nero)

● Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico (Pinot Nero)

● Scanzo (Malvasia di Scanzo)

● Sforzato di Valtellina (Nebbiolo)

● Valtellina Superiore (Nebbiolo)

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