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Il Molino di Grace
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Rotwein 2017 Toscana IGT "Gratius", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 60.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique and Tonneau
Registration number: #MdG-L.35320

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Last reviewed: 20 July, 2021

IGT area(country wines) or Toscano for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region of Tuscany. It covers 13,400 vineyards throughout the region in the provinces of Arezzo, Firenze, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. The area was created in 1995 specifically for the Super Tuscans. This meant that wines previously only classified as Vino da Tavola could now be declared as origin-protected wines. Grape varieties authorised in the region may be used. Varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the variety in question, up to 15% may be other varieties. For the wines, a minimum alcohol content...

The region with the capital Florence is located in the centre of Italy on the Ligurian coast; it also includes the third largest Italian island Elba. It borders Liguria and Emilia-Romagna to the north, Marche and Umbria to the east and Lazio to the south. Besides Piedmont, Tuscany is probably the most famous Italian wine-growing region and also one of the most beautiful areas of the country in terms of landscape. Long before the Romans, the Etruscans were already cultivating wine here, making it one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Europe. In ancient times, the area formed...

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 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,...

Synonym (also Colore) for the grape varieties Abrusco and Colorino del Valdarno; see there.

The red grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Caccione Nero, Cagnina, Canaiolo, Canaiolo Toscano, Canajolo Nero, Canaiolo Romano, Canajuola, Canina, Cannaiola di Marta, Cannaiola Macchie di Marta, Uva Canina and Uva dei Cani. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms, it must not be confused with the variety Colorino del Valdarno. The pink-berry Canaiolo Rosa is a colour mutation; however, there is no relationship to the white-berry Canaiolo Bianco (Drupeggio). According to one hypothesis, an ancestor was already known to the Etruscans and was therefore called Vitis vinifera...

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