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Azienda Agricola La Montagnetta

Red wine Sospir, Vino da tavola, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.375 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: Up to 25.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Variety: Freisa.
Registration number : #LM-L06031

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 15 January, 2008

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 red grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Freisa del Piemonte, Freisa di Chieri, Freisa Grossa, Freisa Piccola, Freisetta, Fresia, Marchesana, Monferrina, Mounfrina and Spannina. Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, they should not be confused with the varieties Fumin (which was long considered identical), Neretta Cuneese (Freisa Grossa) or Neretto Nostrano (Freisa Blu). According to DNA analyses carried out in 2004, there is a parent-offspring relationship with the Nebbiolo variety. There is a close relationship...

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