San Colombano al Lambro

San Colombano al Lambro (Lodigiano: San Culumban al Lamber) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Milan.

San Colombano al Lambro
Comune di San Colombano al Lambro
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Coat of arms of San Colombano al Lambro
Coat of arms
Location of San Colombano al Lambro
San Colombano al Lambro is located in Italy
San Colombano al Lambro
San Colombano al Lambro
Location of San Colombano al Lambro in Italy
San Colombano al Lambro is located in Lombardy
San Colombano al Lambro
San Colombano al Lambro
San Colombano al Lambro (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°11′N 9°29′E / 45.183°N 9.483°E / 45.183; 9.483Coordinates: 45°11′N 9°29′E / 45.183°N 9.483°E / 45.183; 9.483
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
Metropolitan cityMilan (MI)
FrazioniMariotto
Government
 • MayorPasquale Luigi Belloni
Area
 • Total16.39 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[3]
 • Total7,375
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Banini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
20078
Dialing code0371
Patron saintSt. Colombanus
Saint dayNovember 21
WebsiteOfficial website

San Colombano al Lambro borders the following municipalities: Borghetto Lodigiano, Graffignana, Livraga, Miradolo Terme, Orio Litta, and Chignolo Po, none of which are in the Metropolitan City of Milan.

San Colombano DOCEdit

The commune of San Colombano al Lambro is home to the Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) wine which includes 100 hectares (250 acres) producing a single red wine. The wine is a blend of 30-45% Croatina, 25-40% Barbera, 5-15% Uva Rara and up to 15% of other local red grape varieties to round out the blend. All grapes destined for DOC wine production need to be harvested to a yield no greater than 11 tonnes/ha. The finished wine must attain a minimum alcohol level of 11% in order to be labelled with the San Colombano DOC designation.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ P. Saunders Wine Label Language pg 198 Firefly Books 2004 ISBN 1-55297-720-X

External linksEdit

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