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White wine 2014 Abruzzo Pecorino DOC Pecorino 'EKWO, Abruzzi, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number: #TTE-L.06/14

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Last reviewed: 2 August, 2016

The Italian region (Abruzzi in Italian) with the capital L'Aquila is located east of Rome with a 130 kilometre long Adriatic coast. It is divided into the provinces of Chieti, L'Aquila, Teramo and Pescara. Viticulture was introduced here by the Etruscans as early as the 7th century BC. The Greek historian Polybios (210-120 B.C.) mentions in his History of the Roman Empire, in the part about the Carthaginian general Hannibal (247-183 B.C.), that the wines from here were especially suitable for strengthening the soldiers. The Roman authors Pliny the Elder (23-79) and Andrea Bacci (1524-1600) also express their praise. The...

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