Lizzano, Apulia

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Lizzano
Comune
Comune di Lizzano
Lizzano is located in Italy
Lizzano
Lizzano
Location of Lizzano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°23′31″N 17°26′54″E / 40.39194°N 17.44833°E / 40.39194; 17.44833Coordinates: 40°23′31″N 17°26′54″E / 40.39194°N 17.44833°E / 40.39194; 17.44833
Country Italy
Region Puglia
Province Taranto (TA)
Frazioni Marina di Lizzano
Area
 • Total 46.2 km2 (17.8 sq mi)
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (31 October 2007)[1]
 • Total 10,297
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym lizzanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 74020
Dialing code 099
Patron saint San Gaetano Thiene, San Pasquale
Saint day 7 August, 17 May

Lizzano is a comune of 11,437 inhabitants in the province of Taranto in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.

Lizzano DOC[edit]

The area around Lizzano produces red, white, rose and sparkling Italian DOC wines. Grapes destined for reds and roses are limited to a harvest yield of 14 tonnes/ha with the finished wine needing to have a minimum alcohol level of 11.5%. White wine grapes are limited to a harvest yield of 12 tonnes/ha with minimum alcohol level of 10.5% The reds, roses and frizzante roses are blends composed primarily of Negroamaro (60-80%) with Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Bombino nero and Pinot noir making up the remaining. Malvasia nera can also be used but is limited to 10% of the blend. The whites, frizzantes and spumantes are a blend of 40-60% Trebbiano, at least 30% Chardonnay and/or Pinot blanc, up to 25% Sauvignon blanc and/or Bianco di Alessano and up to 10% Malvasia bianca.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Population from ISTAT
  2. ^ P. Saunders Wine Label Language pg 174 Firefly Books 2004 ISBN 1-55297-720-X

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