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Feudi di San Marzano s.r.l.
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Red wine 2007 Salice Salentino DOC, Apulia, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closure: Synthetic
Registration number: #FSM-L0814001

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Last reviewed: 18 May, 2009
DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the centre of the Salento peninsula (the "heel of the boot") in the Italian region of Puglia. In the province of Lecce, the zone includes the municipalities of Guagnano, Salice Salentino and Veglie, as well as a part of Campi Salentina. And in the province of Brindisi, it includes the municipalities of San Donaci and San Pancrazio Salentino, as well as a part of Cellino San Marco

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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". The Staufer Emperor Frederick II (1194-1250) was King of...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine 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 ideal land for...

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