Piave DOC: It is an appellation from Veneto producing red, white and dessert wines. White Grapes are Chardonnay, Friulano, Manzoni Bianco, Verduzzo and Red Grapes are Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, Merlot, Raboso. Styles and Wine Composition: Chardonnay (Wh): Minimum 85% Chardonnay + OAWG; Manzoni Bianco (Wh): Minimum 85% Manzoni Bianco + OAWG; Tai (Wh): Minimum 85% Friulano (locally Tai) + OAWG; Verduzzo (Wh): Minimum 85% Verduzzo (Friulano or Trevigiano) + OAWG; Rosso (Rd): Minimum 50% Merlot; maximum 50% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenère, and/or Raboso (Piave and/or Veronese); Cabernet (Rd): Minimum 85% Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and/or Carmenère + OARG; Carmenère (Rd): Minimum 85% Carmenère + OARG; Merlot (Rd): Minimum 85% Merlot + OARG; Raboso (Rd): Minimum 85% Raboso + OARG; Riserva (Rosso, Cabernet, Merlot); Verduzzo Passito (WhSw): Minimum 85% Verduzzo + OARG; Raboso Passito (Rd, RdSw): Minimum 85% Raboso + OARG. The Minimum alcohol level is 11.5% for Verduzzo; 12.0% for Chardonnay, Tai, Rosso, and red varietals; 12.0% for Verduzzo Passito (15.0% potential); 12.5% for Manzoni Bianco and Riserva; 13.0% for Raboso Passito (15.0% potential)
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