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Argiano S.r.l. Società Agricola
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Rotwein 2003 Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Registration number: #Arg/L4280

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Last reviewed: 6 March, 2009

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Tuscany. The vineyards cover about 460 hectares of vineyards in the municipality of Montalcino in the province of Siena. The area is identical to the famous DOCG wine Brunello di Montalcino, but the production conditions are much less restrictive. It is made from 100% pure Sangiovese clone Brunello. The alcohol content must be at least 12% vol. It can be marketed from 1 September of the year following the harvest. The fruity red wine, which can be drunk much earlier, is therefore called "young Brunello"If the grapes come from...

The region with the capital Florence is located in the centre of Italy on the Ligurian coast; it also includes the third largest Italian island Elba. It borders Liguria and Emilia-Romagna to the north, Marche and Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south. Besides Piedmont, Tuscany is probably the most famous Italian wine-growing region and also one of the most beautiful areas of the country in terms of landscape. Long before the Romans, the Etruscans were already cultivating wine here, making it one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Europe. In ancient times, the area formed...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled areas of the four present-day regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origin of Italian wine culture lies primarily in Greek colonisation, which brought Greek viticultural culture to the peninsula beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the land ideal for...

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