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Red wine 2004 Irpinia IGT Emè, Campania, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless steel, large oak and barrique
Registration number : #IC-L3104

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 16 February, 2009

The region (ital. Campania) with the capital Naples is located in the southwest of Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast near the "boot instep". More to the south are only the regions of Puglia to the east, as well as Calabria and Sicily. It is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Italy, the cultivation of wine here goes back to the Etruscans. Greek colonists probably founded colonies here and in neighbouring Calabria as early as 1,000 BC and called the area Oinotria (land of vines raised on stakes). Later, the Romans perfected viticulture here and called the area "Campania Felix" (happy land), because the wine...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. There are 65 synonyms for at least some slightly different varieties. The most important are Aglianica, Aglianica de Pontelatone, Aglianichella, Aglianichello, Aglianico Amaro, Aglianico Crni, Aglianico del Vulture, Aglianico di Benevente, Aglianico di Castellaneta, Aglianico di Lapio, Aglianico di Puglia, Aglianico di Taurasi, Aglianico Femminile, Aglianico Liscio, Aglianico Mascolino, Aglianico Nero, Aglianico Pannarano, Aglianico Trignarulo Aglianico Tringarulo, Aglianico Zerpoluso, Aglianico Zerpuloso, Aglianicuccia, Agliano, Agliatica, Agliatico, Agnanico, Agnanico di Castellaneta, Cascavoglia, Cassano,...

The red grape variety comes from Italy; the name means "red foot" and is derived from the red wood of the vine trunk. Synonyms are Palombina, Palombina Nera, Palomina Nera, Palumbina Nera, Palumbo, Palummina, Perepalummo, Piede Colombo, Piede di Colombo, Piede di Colombo Gentile, Piede Palumbo, Per'e Palummo, Senese Rosso and Streppa Verde. It must not be confused with the Piedirosso Avellinese, Piedirosso Beneventano or Piedirosso Napoletano varieties which are no longer cultivated.

According to an unverifiable hypothesis, the Piedirosso variety mentioned by Pliny the Elder (23-79) under the name "Columbina Purpurea" is said to have been an ancestor. The very...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its age and wide distribution, especially in Italy. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nerello, Nerello Campotu, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio, Sangiovese di Lamole, Sangiovese di Romagna, Sangiovese Dolce, Sangiovese Elba, Sangiovese...

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