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Red wine 2008 Barbera d'Asti DOC "Vigna Sant'Anna", Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Variety: Barbera.
Registration number : #LC-L09-1-BA

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 29 July, 2010

The region of Piedmont (ital. Piemonte) with the capital Turin is located in the extreme northwest of Italy. With a land area of over 25,000 km², it is the second largest after Sicily. The beginnings of viticulture go back to the Celtic people of the Taurines (who gave the capital its name) and to the Ligurians. The Romans already knew Piedmontese wines (from Gattinara, among others), but the universal scholar and wine author Pliny the Elder (23-79) does not mention a single one in his list of the best wines of antiquity. It was not until the Middle Ages that the wines produced mainly by monasteries became known from here,...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. The name is possibly derived from "Berberis", an alcoholic beverage made from barberry berries with a similar sour taste. Synonyms are Barbera Amaro, Barbera a Peduncolo Rosso, Barbera a Peduncolo Verde, Barbera a Raspo Rosso, Barbera a Raspo Verde, Barbera Amaro, Barbera Black, Barbera Crna, Barbera d'Asti, Barbera di Piemonte, Barbera Dolce, Barbera Fina, Barbera Forte, Barbera Grossa, Barbera Mercantile, Barbera Nera, Barbera Nera a Caule Rosso, Barbera Nera a Caule Verde, Barbera Noir, Barbera Noire, Barbera Nostrana, Barbera Rotonda, Barbera Vera, Barberone, Blue Barbera, Gaietto, Nigruz, Lombardesca, Sciaa and Ughetta It must not...

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