Liguria

Native and local varieties

  • 23% Vermentino 
  • 13% Pigato 
  • 10% Rossese 
  • 5% Albarola 
  • 5% Dolcetto 
  • 5% Sangiovese 
  • 4% Bosco 
  • 2% Lumassina 
  • 2% Bianchetta Genovese 
  • 2% Ciliegiolo 
  • 1% Trebbiano Giallo 
  • 1% Trebbiano Toscano 
  • 1% Biancame 
  • 1% Lambrusco Maestri 

International varieties

  • 2% Merlot 

Region

  • popuation: 1.558.812 (2018)
  • area: 5.416 km²
  • mountains 65% / hills 35% / plains 0%

Vineyards

  • 2017: 2.010 hectare (+17%)
  • 2016: 1.716 hectare (+10%)
  • 2015: 1.566 hectare

Wine production

  • 2017: 75.708 hectoliters - 37,7 hectoliters/hectare (+9%)
  • 2016: 69.402 hectoliters - 40,4 hectoliters/hectare (-12%)
  • 2015: 79.132 hectoliters - 50,5 hectoliters/hectare

Classification

  • DOC wines 43% / IGT wines 18% / generic wines 39%
  • red wines 33% / white wines 67%

Source: Istat 2018

DOCG wines

  • none

DOC wines

  • Cinque Terre e Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà 
  • Colli di Luni 
  • Colline di Levanto 
  • Dolceacqua / Rossese di Dolceacqua 
  • Golfo del Tigullo / Portofino 
  • Pornassio / Ormeasco di Pornassio 
  • Riviera Ligure di Ponente 
  • Val Polcèvera 

IGT wines

  • Colline del Genovesato 
  • Colline Savonesi 
  • Liguria di Levante 
  • Terrazze dell'Imperiese 
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