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White wine 2007 Irpinia IGT Faius, Campania, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #IC-L8107

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 19 January, 2010

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