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Azienda Agricola Fabjan di Giusto Fabiani
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Weißwein 2015 Venezia Giulia IGT Vitovska, Friuli/Venezia-Giulia, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Variety: Vitovska
Registration number: #FGF-L.V01-2015

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Last reviewed: 13 June, 2016

IGT area(Landweine) for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region Friuli Venezia Giulia. It covers 1,300 hectares of vineyards in the entire region. Grape varieties authorised in the region may be used. Varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the variety in question, up to 15% may be other varieties. Dual-varietal wines are produced from at least 50 to 85% of the main grape variety and a maximum of 15 to 50% of other varieties. For the wines, a minimum alcohol content is prescribed for each wine type, but no maturation period.

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 white grape variety originates from the border region of Slovenia and Italy. Synonyms are Dolcin, Gargania, Vitouska and Vituska. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2020, it is a presumably natural cross between Glera (Prosecco) x Malvasia Bianca Lunga (Malvasia del Chianti). It must not be confused with the varieties Garganega or Vitovska Grganja, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities. The medium-maturing vine is resistant to frost and summer drought. It produces straw-yellow, finely acidic...

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