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Az. Agr. Firriato s.s.a.

Red wine 2004 Sicilia IGT Ribeca, Sicily, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #Fi-L6243

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 April, 2007

The region with the capital Palermo is with 25.703 km² land area the largest in Italy and also the largest island in the Mediterranean. This includes the south-western island of Pantelleria and the northeastern Aeolian Islands. The Greeks founded on Sicily from the 8th century BC onwards. Chr. and named them Trinacria after the triangular form. Later they gave it its final name after the Siculi mountain people. They brought their viticultural techniques and vines, including the ancient varieties Eugenia and Murgentina. These were later brought to central Italy and planted. The Murgentina, as a...

The red grape variety comes from Sicily-Italy. The name means "Black from Avola" after the small town in the south-east of the island in the province of Siracusa. Synonyms are Calabrese (the second main name), Calabrese d'Avola, Calabrese de Calabria, Calabrese di Vittoria, Calabrese Dolce, Niureddu Calavrisi, Strugeri de Calabria and Uva de Calabria. It was first described in 1696 by the Sicilian botanist Francesco Cupani (1657-1710) under the name of Calavrisi, which could indicate Calabrian origin. However, the synonymously used part of the name "Calabrese" has nothing to do with Calabria, but is an Italianization of the Sicilian dialect name "Calaurisi",...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Cattarrato Rouge, Guarnaccia Nera, Nieddera, Niuru, Perricone Nera, Perricone Nero, Perricone Noir, Picnatelo, Pignateddu, Pignatelle, Pignatello, Pirricone Nera, Pirricuni, Quarnaccia, Tuccarinu and Tuccarinu di Catania. It must not be confused with the Barbera, Mammolo, Nerello Cappuccio, Nerello Mascalese, Magliocco Dolce, Nieddera or Sangiovese varieties, despite the fact that synonyms or morphological similarities may appear to indicate this. According to DNA analyses carried out...

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