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Rotwein 2014 St. Magdalener / Santa Maddalena DOC Rondell, Alto Adige, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and large wood
Registration number: #GL-L.6

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Last reviewed: 10 December, 2015
Italian name for DOC subzone St. Magdalener; see there.

The northern area of the Italian double region Trentino-South Tyrol; the southern area is Trentino. The Italian name is Alto Adige. It corresponds geographically to the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (Italian: Bolzano). The Rhaeto-Romans planted the first vineyards here as early as 1,000 BC, making South Tyrol one of the oldest German-speaking wine-growing regions. Here the Romans learned from the Celts how to use wooden wine barrels for storage and transport. In the Middle Ages, viticulture reached its peak. The German emperors who went to Rome for their coronation got to know and appreciate South Tyrolean wine on their travels. A decline...

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...

Synonym for the grape varieties Schiava Gentile and Schiava Grossa. See also under Schiava.

This red grape variety comes from Trentino-South Tyrol(Italy). The name probably derives from the Valle Lagarina in Trentino. Synonyms are Blauer Lagrein, Burgundi Lagrein, Lagarino, Lagrain, Lagrino, Lagroin and Landschwarze. A "Red Lagrein" (wine) is mentioned by the Tyrolean peasant leader Michael Gaismair (1490-1532) around 1525. However, the earliest mention of a Lagrein variety in a document from Gries near Bolzano from 1318 refers to a white wine. Until the 18th century, "Lagreiner" usually meant a white wine. Its identity is not clear, however, because it could have been Savagnin Blanc (Traminer) or Lagarino BiancoLagarino...

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