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Casal Thaulero Srl

White wine 2013 Abruzzo DOP Principe d'Abruzzo, Abruzzi, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #CT-L14094AA

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 11 December, 2014

The Italian region (Abruzzi in Italian) with the capital L'Aquila is located east of Rome with a 130 kilometre long Adriatic coast. It is divided into the provinces of Chieti, L'Aquila, Teramo and Pescara. Viticulture was introduced here by the Etruscans as early as the 7th century BC. The Greek historian Polybios (210-120 B.C.) mentions in his History of the Roman Empire, in the part about the Carthaginian general Hannibal (247-183 B.C.), that the wines from here were especially suitable for strengthening the soldiers. The Roman authors Pliny the Elder (23-79) and Andrea Bacci (1524-1600) also praise the wines.

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Already the Roman universal scholar Pliny the Elder (23-79) spoke of a "Vinum trebulanum" from a place called Trebulanis in Campania. And Petrus de Crescentiis (1230-1320) described the Trebbiano as a noble, long-lasting wine in 1303. But actually it is wrong to speak of a grape variety. In 2001 the results of a study were published. According to DNA analyses, there are hardly any family relations between the many Trebbiano varieties. It would therefore be wrong to speak of one grape variety family (the same phenomenon also applies to the four groups of names Lambrusco, Malvasia, Muscatel and...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Gris; see there.

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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