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DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Lombardy. The zone includes the municipalities of Borgo Priolo, Calvignano, Casteggio, Corvino San Quirico, Montebello della Battaglia, Oliva Gessi and Torrazza Coste in the province of Pavia. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna may be indicated followed by the name of the vineyard. The wine will be blended from Barbera (zum. 65%), Croatina and/or Uva Rara and/or Ughetta = Vespolina and/or Pinot Nero = Pinot Noir (max. 35%). With 36 months maturing time it may call itself Riserva.

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