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Erbaluce di Caluso

DOCG area for white wines in the Italian region of Piedmont. The vineyards extend over 180 hectares on the Canavese morainic hills on the northern edge of the Po Valley. The zone includes the municipalities of Agliè, Azeglio, Bairo, Barone, Bollengo, Borgomasino, Burolo, Caluso, Candia Canavese, Caravino, Cossano Canavese, Cuceglio, Ivrea, Maglione, Mazzè, Mercenasco, Montalenghe, Orio Canavese, Palazzo Canavese, Parella, Perosa Canavese, Piverone, Romano Canavese, San Giorgio Canavese, San Martino Canavese, Scarmagno, Settimo Rottaro, Strambino, Vestignè, Vialfrè, Villareggia and Vische in the province of Torino, Moncrivello in the province of Vercelli, and Roppolo, Viverone and Zimone in the province of Biella If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the name of the vineyard can be indicated on the label

The wine is made from 100% autochthonous Erbaluce grapes. The spumante must be produced by means of Metodo tradizionale(bottle fermentation) with at least 15 months of yeast ageing. There are also the sweet wine types Passito and Passito Riserva.

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