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Weißwein 2018 Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto DOCG Superiore, Emilia Romagna, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Classification: Superiore
Bottle closure: Synthetic
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #L.GL81519

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (83 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 25 March, 2020
Best to drink: 2020. What our ratings mean
Editor note: Translate to English Deutlich pflanzliche und leicht hefige Nase mit verhaltenen, hellen gelbfruchtigen Noten. Helle Frucht auch im und, deutlich pflanzliche bis leicht kräuterige Noten, etwas Hefe, ein wenig antrocknender Gerbstoff, ordentlicher Abgang.

DOCG area for white wine in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. The upgrading from DOC to DOCG took place in 2010 under the designation Colli Bolognesi Classico Pignoletto and at that time included the Classico area within the DOC area Colli Bolognesi. The name was then changed to Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto and the area was extended in 2014. The vineyards cover 182 hectares. The Superiore (also known as Frizzante and Spumante) is produced from Grechetto Gentile or locally also called Alionzina = Pignoletto (zum. 85%), Pinot Nero = Pinot Noir (max. 15%) as well as other approved...

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 parts of the name Greco and Grechetto, which are very common in Italy in grape variety names (main names and synonyms) do not necessarily have to be Greek, but may indicate Greek origin. In any case, the often very similar names lead to great confusion. As the DOC regulations often only mention Grechetto, it is not clear which variety(ies) are actually involved:

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