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Fossa Mala
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Spumante Brut, Friuli/Venezia-Giulia, Italy

Type: Spumante (Spumante - sparkling)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Sweetness: Brut
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Glera 100%
Registration number: #FMa-L1049.14

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Last reviewed: 13 June, 2016

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...

The white grape variety originates either from Istria-Croatia or from Veneto-Italy. Synonyms are Gargana, Ghera, Glere, Grappolo Spargolo, Prosecco, Prosecco Balbi, Prosecco Bianco, Prosecco Nostrano, Prosecco Tondo, Sciprina, Serpina, Serprina, Serprino, Uva Pissona (Italy); Briska Glera, Gljera, Steverjana (Slovenia); Beli Teran, Bresanka, Prosekar, Proseko, Teran Bijeli (Croatia). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, it must not be confused with the varieties Glera L unga (Prosecco Lungo), Malvasia Bianca Lunga (Prosecco Nostrano) or Perera. Until...

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