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Weißwein 2005 Albana di Romagna DOCG secco, Emilia Romagna, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Sweetness: secco
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Albana
Registration number: #TE-L2616

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 21 June, 2006
DOCG area (also Romagna Albana) for white wine in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna. The zone includes 22 municipalities in the foothills of the Apennines in the provinces of Bologna (7), Ravenna (5) and Forlì-Cesena (10) in Romagna, the eastern part of the region. According to a legend there was already an Albana wine in the 5th century. Galla Placidia (daughter of a Roman emperor) was handed the Albana wine by the town of Bertinoro and is said to have proclaimed at the tasting: "non di così rozzo calice sei degno, o vino, ma di berti in oro", which means: "not such a coarse chalice do you deserve, o wine, but to be drunk in gold". The citizens of...

The region with the capital Bologna is located in the north of Italy. It stretches from the Adriatic Sea in the east with the Romagna area to the inland Emilia area in the west. In the north, the Po River forms the border to the region of Lombardy, in the south the Apennines form the almost 300 kilometre long border to the regions of Liguria and Tuscany. The western part of Emilia was divided into the duchies of Parma and Modena, which were a constant bone of contention between the Habsburgs and the Bourbons. The name derives from the Via Aemilia, built by the Romans in 187 BC to connect the cities of Piacenza and Rimini. The eastern...

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...

The white grape variety originates from Italy. Some of the numerous synonyms are also varieties. These include Albana a Grappolo Fitto, Albana a Grappolo Lungo, Albana a Lungo Grappolo di Faenza, Albana Bianca, Albana Bianca di Bertinovo, Albana Bianca di Forli, Albana Bianca di Romagna, Albana Bijeli, Albana della Bagarona, Albana della Compadrana, Albana della Forcella, Albana della Gaiana, Albana della Serra, Albana di Bologna, Albana di Romagna, Albana Gentile, Albana Gentile di Bertinoro, Albana Gentile di Ravenna, Albana Grossa, Albana di Rimini, Albanone, Bianchetto, Creminese, Criminese, Forcellina, Ribona, Rimenèse, Riminèse, Riminèse ad...

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