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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 Recognition of terroir in american viticultural areas

Recognition of terroir in american viticultural areas

Abstract

Un’ Area di Viticultura Americana, detta AVA, è una regione vinicola delimitata ed è dis­tinguibile da caratteristiche geografiche i cui confini sono stati definiti da regolamenti. Il sistema AVA rappresenta un ‘accettazione del concetto di terroir (terreno), come dimostra­no gli studi che confermano il carattere regionale dei vini AVA e dalla sviluppo di sub­denominazioni più relazionate al terreno. Designazioni dell’ AVA denotano l’origine, non la qualità, ma promuovano lo sviluppo di qualità mentre che produttori di vino che cercano differenziazione nel mercato adottino metodi viticulturali ed enologici che massimizzano la qualità dei vini dai loro terreni unici. Alcune AVA si sono fatte riconoscere per delle vari­etali particolari e alcune hanno realizzato dei livelli cosi alti attraverso una serie di vari­etali che i loro vini possono essere raccomandati in gran parte basati solo sulla denomi­nazione.

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Publication date: March 2, 2022

Issue: Terroir 1998

Type: Article

Authors

GARY D. SPIVEY

American Bar Association – Section of lntellectual Property Law, 1655 Stoney Point Court Colorado Springs, CO 80919 USA

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