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Rotwein 2017 Morellino di Scansano DOCG, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and used barriques
Registration number: #LP-L4918

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Last reviewed: 17 December, 2018

DOCG area for red wine in the Maremma landscape in the Italian region of Tuscany. It was highly classified in 2006. The zone includes the hills between the Ombrone and Albegna rivers with the municipality of Scansano, as well as parts of Campagnatico, Grosseto, Magliano in Toscana, Manciano, Roccalbegna and Semproniano in the province of Grosseto. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna can be indicated followed by the vineyard name. The wine is made from Morellino = Sangiovese (max. 85%), as well as other authorised varieties (max. 15%). The alcohol content must be at least 12.5% vol. With 26 months of...

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...

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