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Azienda Agricola Abrigo Fratelli s.s.a.
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Rotwein 2020 Diano d'Alba DOCG Dolcetto, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 8.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Dolcetto
Registration number: #AbF-L09/21

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Last reviewed: 11 January, 2022

The region of Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte) with its capital Turin is located in the extreme northwest of Italy. With over 25,000 km² of land area, it is the second largest after Sicily. The beginnings of viticulture go back to the Celtic people of the Taurines (who gave the capital its name) and to the Ligurians. The Romans already knew of Piedmontese wines (from Gattinara, among others), but Pliny the Elder (23-79), a polymath and also a wine writer, does not mention a single one in his list of the best ancient wines. It was not until the Middle Ages that the wines from here, produced primarily by the monasteries, became...

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 red grape variety originates from Italy. The name means "little sweet" and refers to the sweet, somewhat low-acid grapes. Synonyms are Acqui, Bathiolin, Bourdon Noir, Charbonneau, Chasselas Noir, Crete de Coq, Dolcetta Nera, Dolcetto a Raspo Rosso, Dolcetto a Raspe Verde, Dolcetto Crni, Dolcetto Nero, Dolcetto Piemontese, Dolchetto, Dolcino, Dolcino Nero, Gros Plant, Mauvais Noir, Nibièu, Nibiò, Ocanette, Ormeasco, Picot Rouge, Plant de Chapareillan, Plant de Montmélian, Plant de Turin, Primaticcio, Primativo, Promotico, Ravanellino, Refošk Dibeli, Red Stem Dolcedo, Uva d'Acqui, Uva del Monferrato, Uva di Ovada and Uva di Roccagrimalda. The Marchese di Clavesana is...

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