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Recioto della Valpolicella

DOCG area for red wines in the Italian region of Veneto. The wine type of the DOC area Valpolicella, which is identical in area, was highly classified in 2010. The zone includes the municipalities of Cazzano di Tramigna, Cerro Veronese, Colognola ai Colli, Dolcè, Fumane, Grezzana, Illasi, Lavagno, Marano di Valpolicella, Mezzane di Sotto, Montecchia di Crosara, Negrar, Pescantina, San Martino Buon Albergo, San Mauro di Saline, San Pietro in Cariano, Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella, Tregnago and Verona in the province of Verona. The five municipalities of Fumane, Marano di Valpolicella, Negrar, San Pietro in Cariano and Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella make up the Valpolicella Classico area, with mostly terraced vineyards. The Valpolicella Valpantena subzone comprises a smaller area in the Valpantena Valley in a niche of Lake Garda, which is characterised by a special climate. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the name of the vineyard can be indicated on the label for all wines

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