Italian Cultural Heritage

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS – ITALIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE

1-4 April 2019 -European Parliament- Brussels

The exhibition “GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS – ITALIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE” is a path of knowledge of the Italian cultural heritage linked to Geographical Indications, created as part of theQualivita Cultura a project and designed in collaboration with Aicig and Federdoc.

A patrimonialization process based on a cultural construction that focuses on those PDO and PGI agri-food and wine productions able to develop, reinvent and reinforce over time the link between products and territories with the complex of social, political and economic institutions and with that of artistic and immaterial activities.

Chianti Classico

The oldest consortium of Italy, founded in 1924, today promotes and defend the wine Chianti Classico DOCG, the only that bears the symbol of the Black Rooster.

The Black Rooster wine is produced in a vocated area defined for the first time in 1716 by Granduke Cosimo III de’ Medici, that covers an area between the cities of Siena and Florence, on the territory of 8 communes.

The main varietal is Sangiovese, that is mandatory in the blend with a minimum of 80%, in each of the three typologies, annata, Riserva and Gran Selezione.

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