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Feudi di San Marzano s.r.l.
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Rotwein 2005 Aleatico di Puglia DOC passito Liatico, Apulia, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Sweetness: passito
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #FSM-L0810101

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 18 May, 2009
DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Apulia. The huge zone covers the entire region. The sweet wine is pressed from Aleatico (to. 85%), as well as Negroamaro and/or Malvasia Nera = Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and/or Primitivo = Tribidrag (max. 15%). There are the wine types Dolce Naturale, Liquoroso Dolce Naturale and Liquoroso Dolce Naturale Riserva.

The region of Apulia (Italian: Puglia) with its capital Bari lies 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 Oscians. 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 BC) described the area as a place of "eternal spring". The Staufer Emperor Frederick II (1194-1250) was King of...

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...

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Apulia. The huge zone covers the entire region. The sweet wine is pressed from Aleatico (to. 85%), as well as Negroamaro and/or Malvasia Nera = Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and/or Primitivo = Tribidrag (max. 15%). There are the wine types Dolce Naturale, Liquoroso Dolce Naturale and Liquoroso Dolce Naturale Riserva.
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