Wine Law

222 WINE LAW label, while only seven varieties can be indicated on wine labels for wines without a PDO/PGI. These are Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon, Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon and Syrah. Therefore, the pyramid of Italian wines starts, at the bottom, with generic wines, climbing to varietal wines, to wines with a PGI, to PDO/DOC wines and ending at the top with PDO/DOCG wines.