VENETO

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GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Northeast

70% white

30% red

● 78.000 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 14 / DOC wines: 28

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Corvina (red)

Raboso (red)

Glera (white)

Garganega (white)

● Uniqueness:

Being a huge region with various microclimates it's extremely diverse in terms of styles from light Prosecco to deep Amarone.

 

● Fun facts:
The much celebrated Pinot Grigio wines are from Veneto and became a success after the Santa Margherita label.

In Veneto Bordeaux varietals (merlot, cabernets...) are considered traditional because they've been around for so long.

14 DOCG:

 

● Amarone della Valpolicella (Corvina, Corvinone & Rondinella

● Bagnoli Friularo (Raboso)

● Bardolino Superiore (Corvina, Rondinella Molinara

● Colli Asolani Prosecco (Glera)

● Colli di Conegliano (Chardonnay, Glera, Manzoni Bianco, Pinot Bianco,

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Marzemino)

● Colli Euganei Fior d'Arancio (Moscato Giallo)

● Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco (Glera)

● Lison (Tai)

● Montello Rosso (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot)

● Piave Malanotte (Raboso)

● Recioto della Valpolicella (Corvina, Corvinone & Rondinella

● Recioto di Gambellara (Garganega)

● Recioto di Soave (Garganega)

● Soave Superiore (Garganega)

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