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DOC area for white wines and red wines in the Italian region of Campania. The zone on the slopes of the eponymous Monte Massico includes the municipalities of Carinola, Cellole, Falciano del Massico, Mondragone and Sessa Aurunca in the province of Caserta. One of the most famous ancient wines, the "wine of the Caesars" - the famous Falciano- came from here. The white wine Bianco must contain at least 85% Falanghina. The red wine Rosso (also as Riserva) is made from Aglianico (at least 60%), Piedirosso (max. 40%) as well as other permitted varieties (max. 15%). The red wine Primitivo (also as Riserva or Vecchio) is blended from Primitivo = Tribidrag (max. 85%), as well as in any mixture of the varieties Aglianico, Piedirosso and Barbera (max. 15%). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the vineyard name can be indicated on the label.

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