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Santa Tresa srl
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Red wine 2010 Sicilia IGT Nero d'Avola-Cabernet Sauvignon Nivuro, Sicily, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #STr-L12320

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Last reviewed: 24 May, 2013

The region with the capital Palermo is with 25.703 km² land area the largest in Italy and also the largest island in the Mediterranean. This includes the south-western island of Pantelleria and the northeastern Aeolian Islands. The Greeks founded on Sicily from the 8th century BC onwards. Chr. and named them Trinacria after the triangular form. Later they gave it its final name after the Siculi mountain people. They brought their viticultural techniques and vines, including the ancient varieties Eugenia and Murgentina. These were later brought to central Italy and planted. The Murgentina, as a...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine 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 ideal land for...

The red grape variety comes from Sicily-Italy. The name means "The Black from Avola" after the small town in the south-east of the island in the province of Siracusa. Synonyms are Calabrese (the second main name), Calabrese Cappuciu Nero, Calabrese d'Avola, Calabrese de Calabria, Calabrese di Vittoria, Calabrese Dolce, Calabrese Nero, Calabria, Calabriai Fekete, Calabrisi d'Avola, Niureddu Calavrisi, Strugeri de Calabria and Uva de Calabria. It was first described in 1696 by the Sicilian botanist Francesco Cupani (1657-1710) under the name of Calavrisi, which could indicate Calabrian origin. However, the synonymously used part of the name "Calabrese" has nothing to do with...

The red grape variety originates from France. There are about 60 synonyms; some grouped alphabetically by country are Franzosenrebe (Germany); Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite (Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia); Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Castet, Enfin, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne, Vigne Dure (France); Bordo (Romania); Bordeaux (Switzerland); Burdeos Tinto...

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