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Weißwein 2013 Irpinia DOC Faius, Campania, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #IC-L8113

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 1 December, 2014
DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region of Campania. The zone includes the province of Avellino. The Campi Taurasini subzone covers the municipalities of Taurasi, Bonito, Castelfranci, Castelvetere sul Calore, Fontanarosa, Lapio, Luogosano, Mirabella Eclano, Montefalcione, Montemarano, Montemiletto, Paternopoli, Pietradefusi, Sant'Angelo all'Esca, San Mango sul Calore, Torre le Nocelle, Venticano, Gesualdo, Villamaina, Torella dei Lombardi, Grottaminarda, Melito Irpino, Nusco and Chiusano di San Domenico If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna can be indicated followed by the name of the vineyard

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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...

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