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Rotwein 2019 Rubicone IGT "A", Emilia Romagna, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 24.50 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic wine, Organic wine, Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Clay amphora
Registration number: #VV-L02/20VV

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Last reviewed: 8 June, 2021

IGT area(country wines) for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. It covers 4,150 hectares of vineyards in the provinces of Forlé-Cesena, Ravenna and Rimini as well as 10 municipalities in the province of Bologna. The Grechetto Gentile variety may be used to a limited extent; these are the 10 municipalities in the province of Bologna and 4 municipalities in the province of Ravenna. Grape varieties authorised in the region may be used. Varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the variety in question, up to 15% may be other varieties. Dual varietal wines must be blended from at least 50% of the main grape variety and a maximum of...

The region with the capital Bologna is located in the north of Italy. It stretches from the Adriatic Sea in the east with the Romagna area to the inland Emilia area in the west. In the north, the Po River forms the border to the region of Lombardy, in the south the Apennines form the almost 300 kilometre long border to the regions of Liguria and Tuscany. The western part of Emilia was divided into the duchies of Parma and Modena, which were a constant bone of contention between the Habsburgs and the Bourbons. The name derives from the Via Aemilia, built by the Romans in 187 BC to connect the cities of Piacenza and Rimini. The eastern...

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 originates from Italy. Synonyms are Alicante del Faentino, Sauvignon Rosso and Savignôn Rosso. The name Sauvignon Rosso, common in Emilia-Romagna until the 19th century, wrongly associates it with Sauvignon Blanc, because it is not a mutation of it. The variety was severely reduced by phylloxera and saved from extinction in the mid-20th century by winemaker Pietro Pianori of Faenza (Ravenna province). His nickname was "Centesimino" (engl. "little cent"), which is why the variety got this new name. The medium to late ripening vine is susceptible to powdery mildew. It yields spicy...

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