Lizzano, Apulia

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
Comune di Lizzano
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Location of Lizzano
Lizzano is located in Italy
Lizzano
Lizzano
Location of Lizzano in Italy
Lizzano is located in Apulia
Lizzano
Lizzano
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
CountryItaly
RegionApulia
ProvinceTaranto (TA)
FrazioniMarina di Lizzano
Government
 • MayorAntonietta D'Oria
Area
 • Total46 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation
42 m (138 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2017)[2]
 • Total10,005
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lizzanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
74020
Dialing code099
Patron saintSt. Cajetan of Thiene, St. Paschal Baylon
Saint day7 August, 17 May
WebsiteOfficial website

Lizzano DOCEdit

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.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Population from ISTAT
  3. ^ P. Saunders Wine Label Language pg 174 Firefly Books 2004 ISBN 1-55297-720-X

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