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Azienda Agricola Buranco
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White wine 2004 Cinque Terre DOC passito "Sciacchetra`", Liguria, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.375 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #Bur-L01/06

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 11 January, 2007

DOC area (also Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà) for white wine in the Italian region of Liguria. It is named after the approximately 12 kilometres of climate-friendlycoastline of the Italian Riviera between Punta Mesco and Punta di Montenero on the Gulf of Genoa and means "Five Countries" or "Five Villages". These are the municipalities of Monterosso al Mare, Riomaggiore (with the three subzones Costa de Sera, Costa de Campu and Costa da Posa), Vernazza and the Tramonti Piassa and Tramonti di Campiglia in the province of La Spezia, which are part of the capital La Spezia. The region is protected as a National Park and was declared a World Heritage Site...

The region (ital. Liguria) is located in the northwest of Italy and nestles kidney-shaped on the Gulf of Genoa. The coast of the Riviera di Levante and Riviera di Ponente is about 350 kilometres long and stretches from the French border in the west to the northern edge of Tuscany. The largely rugged and stony land is difficult to cultivate. The capital Genoa was already an important port in ancient times and in the Middle Ages it was the second most important transhipment centre for wine after Venice. Already the Greek historian Strabo (63 B.C.-28 A.D.) praised the Ligurian wine. The famous naturalist Andrea Bacci...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine 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 ideal land for...

The white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Bosco Bianco, Bosco Bianco del Genovese and Bosco Bianco di Savona. It must not be confused with the Scimiscià variety (synonym Genovese). This late-ripening, high-yielding vine is moderately resistant to grape rot and downy mildew, but is susceptible to powdery mildew. It produces amber-coloured white wines with aromas of nuts, almonds, honey and dried figs. The variety is authorised in Liguria in the DOC wines Cinque Terre and Colline di Levanto. In 2016, 50 hectares of vineyards were designated (Kym...

The white grape variety comes from the Mediterranean area, possibly Italy. Synonyms grouped alphabetically by country are Garbesso, Garbessu, Malvasie, Malvoisie du Douro, Rolle, Rollé, Verlentin, Varlentin(France); Carica l'Asino, Favorita, Favorita Bianca, Favorita Bianca di Conegliano, Favorita d'Alba, Favoritia di Alba, Favorita di Conegliano, Formentino, Pigato, Sapaiola, Vermentini, Vermentino Bianco, Vermentino di Gallura, Vermentino Pigato(Italy); Malvasia, Malvasia à Bonifacio, Malvasia Bonifacio, Malvasia de Corse, Malvasia Grossa, Malvoisie à Gros Grains, Malvoisie Corse, Malvoisie de Corse, Verlantin, Varlantin, VermentinuKorsika...

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