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Weißwein 2016 Abruzzo Pecorino DOC 'EKWO, Abruzzi, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Synthetic
Registration number: #TTE-L.03/17

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 5 June, 2018

The Italian region (Ital. Abruzzi) with the capital L'Aquila is located east of Rome with an Adriatic coast about 130 kilometres long. 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 BC) mentions in his History of the Roman Empire, in the part about the Carthaginian general Hannibal (247-183 BC), that the wines from here were particularly suitable for strengthening the soldiers. The Roman authors Pliny the Elder (23-79) and Andrea Bacci (1524-1600) also praise the region. The...

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...

The white grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Arquitano, Biancuccia, Bifolco, Dolcipappola, Forcese, Iuvino, Norcino, Occhietto, Pecorina Arquatanella, Pecorino di Osimo, Promotico, Stricarella, Trebbiano Viccio, Uva delle Peccore, Uva Pecorina, Uva Stretta, Verdicchio Bastardo Bianco, Uvina and Vissanello. It must not be confused with the Greco Bianco variety (synonym Pecorino). The origin (parentage) of the variety is unknown, according to one hypothesis it is said to be directly descended from a wild vine. The early-maturing, low-yielding vine is resistant to both types of powdery mildew. It produces fresh, fruity,...

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