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I Capitani S. R. L.
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Rotwein 2006 Irpinia IGT Emè, Campania, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #IC-L.3106

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 12 May, 2009

The region (Ital. Campania) with the capital Naples lies in the southwest of Italy along the Tyrrhenian coast near the "bootstrap". Only the regions of Apulia, Calabria and Sicily lie further south. It is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Italy, with viticulture dating back to the Etruscans. Greek colonists founded colonies here and in neighbouring Calabria probably 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 wine thrives here due to the alluvial and volcanic soil...

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 red grape variety originates 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,...

The red grape variety originates from Italy; the name means "red foot" and derives from the red wood of the vine trunk. Synonyms are Palombina, Palombina Nera, Palumbina, Palumbina Nera, Palumbo, Palummina, Palummina Nera, Perepalummo, Piede Colombo (engl. "Pigeon's Foot"), Piede di Colombo, Piede di Colombo Gentile, Piede Palumbo, Per'e Palummo, Senese Rosso and Streppa Verde. It must not be confused with the varieties Piedirosso Avellinese, Piedirosso Beneventano or Piedirosso Napoletano, 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...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. There are over 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Maglioppa, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Negretta, Nelutcho, Nerello, Nerello Campotu, Nerino, Nerino Sanvicetro, Niella, Nielluccio, Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Prugnolino Dolce, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio,...

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