Lizzano, Apulia

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Comune di Lizzano
Skyline of Lizzano
Location of Lizzano
Lizzano is located in Italy
Location of Lizzano in Italy
Lizzano is located in Apulia
Lizzano (Apulia)
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
ProvinceTaranto (TA)
FrazioniMarina di Lizzano
 • MayorAntonietta D'Oria
 • Total47.18 km2 (18.22 sq mi)
42 m (138 ft)
 • Total9,990
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code099
Patron saintSt. Cajetan of Thiene, St. Paschal Baylon
Saint day7 August, 17 May
WebsiteOfficial website

Lizzano (Salentino: Lizzanu; Latin: Licyanum) is a comune of 10,175 inhabitants (2013) 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.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Population from ISTAT
  4. ^ P. Saunders Wine Label Language pg 174 Firefly Books 2004 ISBN 1-55297-720-X

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