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Lombardy stats

Largest, most populous region in IT. 22 DOC/5 DOCG. More for domestic consumption than export

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Franciacorta stats

2,800 ha. 21 million btls of sparkling annually from CH, PN, Pinot Bianco

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DOC Curtefranca

Formerly Terre di Franciacorta. Still reds/whites from IV

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Oltrepò Pavese stats

9,457 ha DOC registered. DOCG Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico

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Oltrepò Rosso

Barbera based w Croatina for spice/body, Uva Rara for sweetness and aroma

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Buttafuocco dell'Otrepò Pavese DOC/Sangue di Giuda dell'Otrepò Pavese

Blend of Barbera, Croatina, Uva Rara

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Riesling Italico

Welschriesling. Most planted white in Oltrepò Pavese

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Valtellina stats

850 ha, 215 ha Valtellina superiore

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Valtellina Superiore

24 m aging, 12 in oak. 36 m Riserva

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Valtellina Superiore subzones

Min 90% Nebbiolo. Maroggio, Sassela, Grumello, Inferno, Valgella

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DOCG Sforzato di Valtellina

Grapes dried 3 m, aged min 20 m (like Amarone)

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IGT Terrazze Retiche di Sondrio

For IV in Valtellina. PN, SB, etc

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Chiavannesca

Valtellina name for Nebbiolo

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Valtellina soils/topography

Rocky soils release heat at night. Cooler than Piemonte. Steep, terraced vineyards

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Valtellina producers

Ar. Pe. Pe., Rainoldi, Fay, négociant Nino Negri

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Lugana

Dry white based on Trebbiano. S/SW of Lake Garda. Yields of 120 hl/ha

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Rolle

Vermentino

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Ghemme DOCG

Tiny red wine region in subalpine hills N of Piemonte. Less than 60 ha. Min 85% Spanna w Bonarda, Uva Rara, Vespolina

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Bonarda

Name of 3 distinct varieties. Aromatic variety in Piemonte nearly abandoned due to small bunches and low productivity

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Croatina

Red from borders of Piemonte/Lombardy. Buds/ripens late w good yields of fruity wines w bite. Drink young

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Brachetto

Aromatic light red found mainly around Asti, Roero, Alessandria