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Glera

Two distinct but related varieties: Glera Tondo (the most common) and Glera Lunga—both interplanted in vineyards and blended into Prosecco. High in acidity. Aromas & flavors: Buttercup, green apple, white peach. Best DOP: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG (esp. Cartizze subzone).

In a nutshell

Alternative Names and Subvarieties: Prosecco (now a protected regional place-name and therefore not usable as the name of the grape variety), Serprino

Best Known For: Prosecco

Where Grown: Predominantly in Veneto (94%), with most of the rest in Friuli–Venezia Giulia (5%)

Vineyard Area: 32,375 ha (79,965 acres)

Denominations that use this grape variety

Majority Component in One or More Wines of:

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