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Rotwein 2016 Etna DOC Riserva Rosso "Blandano", Sicily, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Predicate: Riserva
Price: Up to 40.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Tonneau and Cement
Registration number: #TeCo-LCR16

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 8 June, 2021

DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region or island of Sicily The zone includes the municipalities of Acireale, Aci Sant'Antonio, Belpasso, Biancavilla, Castiglione di Sicilia, Giarre, Linguaglossa, Mascali, Milo, Nicolosi, Paternò, Pedara, Piedimonte Etneo, Randazzo, Sant'Alfio, Santa Maria di Licodia, Santa Venerina, Trecastagni, Viagrande and Zafferana Etnea in the province of Catania. More than 130 additional geographical indications (Sites = Vigna) are allowed on the label. This is a very old wine growing area. The "Storia die Vini d'Italia" (History of Italian Wines) published in 1596 mentions wines from here and...

The region with the capital Palermo is the largest in Italy with a land area of 25,703 km² and also the largest island in the Mediterranean. It also includes the island of Pantelleria to the southwest and the Lipari Islands to the northeast. The Greeks founded several colonies on Sicily from the 8th century BC. They named it Trinacria after its triangular shape. Later they gave it its definitive name after the Siculi mountain people. They brought with them their viticultural techniques and vines, including the ancient Eugenia and Murgentina varieties. These were later brought to...

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 red grape variety comes from Italy. Province of Catania. The epithet derives from the municipality of Mascali in the Sicilian province of Catania. Synonyms include Mascalese Nera, Mascalisi, Negrello, Nerello Calabrese, Nerello Carbunaru, Nerello di Mascali, Nerello Nostrale, Nerello Paesano, Nerona di Viggiano, Niureddu and Niureddu Mascalese. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological or name similarities, it should not be confused with the Frappato, Magliocco Canino, Magliocco Dolce, Nerello Cappuccio or Perricone varieties. According to DNADNA...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. Synonyms are Cassano, Castiglione, Lacrima, Mantiddatu Niuru, Nerello Cappuccio Mantellato, Marchesana, Nerello di S. Antonio, Nerello di San Antonio, Nerello Mantellato, Nirello Cappucio, Nirello Cappuccio, Niureddu, Niureddu Ammatiddatu, Niureddu Capucciu, Uva Antica Nera, Zagarese, Zuccheio Canella, Zuchero Carmella, and Zuchero et Cannella. Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, it must not be confused with the Castiglione, Frappato, Nerello Mascalese or Perricone varieties. The name cappuccio (hood) refers to the...

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