Fara Novarese

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Fara Novarese
Comune di Fara Novarese
Canal at Via Cavour in Fara Novarese
Canal at Via Cavour in Fara Novarese
Location of Fara Novarese
Fara Novarese is located in Italy
Fara Novarese
Fara Novarese
Location of Fara Novarese in Italy
Fara Novarese is located in Piedmont
Fara Novarese
Fara Novarese
Fara Novarese (Piedmont)
Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°28′E / 45.550°N 8.467°E / 45.550; 8.467Coordinates: 45°33′N 8°28′E / 45.550°N 8.467°E / 45.550; 8.467
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
ProvinceNovara (NO)
Government
 • MayorEnnio Prolo
Area
 • Total9.4 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
(30 April 217)[1]
 • Total2,031
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Faresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
28073
Dialing code0321
WebsiteOfficial website

Fara Novarese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Turin and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northwest of Novara.

Fara Novarese borders the following municipalities: Barengo, Briona, Carpignano Sesia, Cavaglio d'Agogna, and Sizzano.

Fara DOC[edit]

Fara DOC is a red Italian wine with Denominazione di Origine Controllata status produced in the Piedmontese villages of Fara Novarese and Briona. It was awarded DOC status in 1969.

The wine is a bland of Nebbiolo (known locally as Spanna), Vespolina and Uva Rara grape varieties.

A minimum of 22 months total aging is required, of which at least 12 months in wood from the 1st of November of the year of harvest. Riserva needs a minimum of 34 months total aging, of which at least 20 months in wood from the 1st of November of the year of harvest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

http://www.piemonteagri.it/qualita/en/products/wines/521-fara-wine

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