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Bertani Domains
Winery Wines

Rotwein 2014 Veneto IGT Secco-Bertani, Veneto, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #338051

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 26 April, 2017

IGT area(Landweine) for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region of Veneto. It includes all 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 must be blended from 50 to 85% of the main grape variety and 15 to 50% of other grape varieties. For the wines, a minimum alcohol content is prescribed for each wine type, but no ageing periods.

The region (Ital. Veneto) is located in the north-east of Italy and borders on four other regions. These are Friuli-Venezia Giulia in the east, Trentino-Alto Adige and Lombardy in the west, and Emilia-Romagna in the south. The northern tip borders on Austria. The landscape or climate is also shaped by the 150-kilometre-long Adriatic coast. The lush vineyards were already cultivated by the Etruscans. Later the Romans came and appreciated the ancient wine Raeticum mentioned by Pliny the Elder (23-79), supposedly a precursor of today's...

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...

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