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Azienda Agricola La Montagnetta
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Weißwein 2006 Piemonte DOC Chardonnay Pian d'la Dus, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closure: Synthetic
Maturing: Cement
Variety: Chardonnay
Registration number: #LM-L.07045

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 12 December, 2007

DOC area for red and white wines in the Italian region of Piedmont. It covers the entire region with 661 municipalities in the provinces of Allessandria (161), Asti (118), Biella (20), Cuneo (130), Novara (128), Torino (183), Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (17) and Vercelli (7). As there are no IGT wines in Piedmont, this comprehensive designation can be used to produce wines outside the other DOC regulations.

The pure variety wines must contain at least 85% (Moscato 100%) of the respective variety, up to 15% other approved varieties are possible if necessary. The white wines are Chardonnay, Cortese, MoscatoMuscat Blanc (Muscat...

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 ideal for...

The white grape variety originates from France. There are around 120 synonyms, which indicate the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Clevner, Clävner (Alsace); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudenet, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette Blanc, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pineau Blanc, Pineau Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay,...

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