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Az. Agricola Claudio Cipressi
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Rotwein 2017 Molise DOC "Settevigne", Molise, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 16.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #CCi-L.20202

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 8 June, 2021
DOC area (also Molise) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region of Molise The zone comprises a total of 82 municipalities in the provinces of Campobasso and Isernia. The wines must be of pure variety and contain at least 85% of the respective grape variety. These are the white wines Chardonnay, Falanghina, Fiano, Greco Bianco, Malvasia (?), Moscato Bianco = Muscat Blanc, Pinot Bianco = Pinot Blanc, Pinot Grigio = Pinot Gris, Sauvignon = Sauvignon Blanc and Trebbiano = Trebbiano d’Abruzzo (Rebsorte)Trebbiano...

The Italian region with the capital Campobasso lies in the middle of the boot on the Adriatic Sea. Until the 1960s, the vineyards were allocated to the neighbouring region of Abruzzo in the north. Molise is divided into the two provinces of Campobasso and Isernia. The name is said to go back to a noble family in the Middle Ages. Vineyards are cultivated in the hills of the Sannio mountains at an altitude of up to 600 metres above sea level. The largely small vineyards, 90% of which are less than half a hectare, are highly fragmented. The vineyards cover about 5,400 hectares. A moderate climate prevails.

The most important red wine varieties are...

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...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Africano, Angolano, Cordiscio, Cordisco, Cordisio, Montepulciano Crni, Montepulciano Cordesco, Montepulciano Cordisco, Monte Pulciano, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Montepulciano di Torre de Passeri, Montepulciano Primatico, Montepulciano Spargolo, Morellone, Premutico, Primaticcio, Primitivo, Primutico, Pugnitello, Sangiovese Cardisco, Sangiovese Cardisco, Sangiovese Cordisco, S. Giovese, Uva Abruzzese, Uva Abruzzi and Violone. The variety was named after the Tuscan town in the province of Siena. The parentage is unknown. It must not be confused with the Sangiovese variety (Montepulciano Primaticcio),...

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