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This designation by itself may only be used for South Tyrolean sparkling wine and for "Südtiroler Weiß" white wines. Otherwise, the variety must also be provided. All of the varieties that are common and widespread in South Tyrol are permissible to be used as the variety designation. About 70 percent of South Tyrolean wines carry the DOC designation "Südtirol" with the variety designation (around 3,620 hectares / 8.941acres).