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White wine 2015 Venezia Giulia IGT Müller-Thurgau Mussignaz®, Friuli/Venezia-Giulia, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number: #Rus-L38

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Last reviewed: 24 May, 2016

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