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Tenuta Terraviva
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White wine 2019 Abruzzo Pecorino DOC Terraviva, Abruzzi, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 10.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Synthetic
Registration number: #TTE-L.04/20

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Last reviewed: 3 December, 2020

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...

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

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