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Cantine PAOLOLEO SRL

White wine 2014 Salento IGT Numen, Apulia, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Chardonnay.
Registration number : #VPL-L151402

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 October, 2016

The region Apulia (ital. Puglia) with the capital Bari is located deep in the south of Italy on the Adriatic coast. The elongated region consists of the spur (the Gargano mountains) and the heel (the Salento peninsula) of the boot. The name goes back to the Apuli; a tribe of the Osker. The area is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in the world, as the Phoenicians and Greeks planted vines here 3,000 years ago. The Romans particularly appreciated the wine from Tarentum (port city of Taranto) and the poet Horace (65-8 B.C.) described the area as a place of "eternal spring". In contrast to the other southern regions of Italy, there are hardly any...

The white grape variety comes from France. There are about 120 synonyms, which indicate the age and the worldwide distribution in most wine-growing countries. 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, Chaudent, Epinette, 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, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot de Bourgogne,...

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