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Plozza Srl

Red wine 1997 Valtellina DOC VIN DA CA SFURZAT, Lombardy, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 23.90 €
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Nebbiolo.
Registration number : #A-L1692

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 19 July, 2004

DOC/DOCG area for red wines in the north of the Italian region of Lombardy in the border area with Switzerland and South Tyrol. The Swiss writer Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), who lived in this valley for a long time, repeatedly described it as his favourite wine. The general Prince Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein (1583-1634) was an excessive wine drinker until the age of 30. His doctor imposed moderation on him due to gout problems and recommended only this red wine, which Wallenstein adhered to until his (violent) death. The wines produced here used to be called Veltliner, but there is no connection with the Austrian...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. The 100 or so synonyms testify above all to the great age and widespread use of the vine. The most important of these are numerous names with Nebbiolo and supplementary names such as Nebbiolo del Piemonte, as well as Chiavennasca, Lampia, Marchesano, Michet, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotèner, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctener, Pugnet, Prunent, Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Vercelli. It must not be confused with the Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero, Nebbiolo Pairolè), Croatina (Nebbiolo di Gattinara), Dolcetto...

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