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Giancarlo Ceci

White wine 2019 Puglia IGT "Almagia" bianco, Apulia, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Price: 10.20 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #GC-L20041B

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 30 June, 2020

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...

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The white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Bambino, Bonvino, Bonvino Bianco, Buonvino, Bounvino Bianco, Campolese, Ottonese, Pagadebit, Straccia Cambiale, Tivolese Bianco, Trebbiano Bianco di Chieti, Trebbiano Campolese, Trebbiano di Avezzano, Trebbiano di Macerata, Trebbiano di Teramo, Trebbiano Dorato di Teramo, Trebbiano d'Oro and Uva Fermana. Despite synonyms or morphological similarities that seem to indicate this, it must not be confused with the Mostosa, Passerina or Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (Bombino Bianco di San Severo) varieties. It is presumed to originate in Spain,...

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