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Cantina Cinque Terre
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Weißwein 2017 Cinque Terre DOC Costa da'Posa, Liguria, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 15.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #CCi-L18/3

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 5 June, 2018

DOC area (also Cinque Terre Sciacchetrà) for white wine in the Italian region of Liguria. It is named after about 12 kilometres of climate-favoured coastal strip of the Italian Riviera between Punta Mesco and Punta di Montenero on the Gulf of Genoa and means "Five Lands" or "Five Villages". These are the municipalities of Monterosso al Mare, Riomaggiore (with the three subzones Costa de Sera, Costa de Campu and Costa da Posa), Vernazza and the Tramonti Piassa and Tramonti di Campiglia in the province of La Spezia, which belong to the area of the capital La Spezia. The region is protected as a national park and was declared a UNESCO WeltkulturerbeWorld...

The region (Ital. Liguria) is located in the northwest of Italy and nestles kidney-shaped on the Gulf of Genoa. The approximately 350 kilometres of coastline of the Riviera di Levante and Riviera di Ponente stretch from the French border in the west to the northern edge of Tuscany. The largely rugged and stony land is difficult to cultivate. The capital Genoa was already an important port in antiquity and in the Middle Ages the second most important transhipment point for wine after Venice. The Greek historian Strabo (63 B.C.-28 A.D.) already praised Ligurian wine. The famous naturalist Andrea Bacci...

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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