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Rotwein 2012 Venezia Giulia IGT Pinot Nero trocken Grifo Nero®, Friuli/Venezia-Giulia, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Pinot Nero
Registration number: #Rus-L.16

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Last reviewed: 13 June, 2016

IGT area(Landweine) for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region Friuli Venezia Giulia. It covers 1,300 hectares of vineyards in the entire region. 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. Dual-varietal wines are produced from at least 50 to 85% of the main grape variety and a maximum of 15 to 50% of other varieties. For the wines, a minimum alcohol content is prescribed for each wine type, but no maturation period.

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...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.

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