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Antonelli San Marco ss Soc. Agr.
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Red wine 2015 Umbria IGT "Contrario", Umbria, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #ASM-L18275

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Last reviewed: 5 September 2019

The Italian region with the capital Perugia is in the heart Italy and is one of the few that does not border on a sea. Viticulture existed in Umbria on both sides of the river Tiber already before the Romans at the time of the Etruscan and the eponymous Umbrier. Archaeological finds and more than 3,000 years old, painstakingly driven into the volcanic rock wine cellar are historical witnesses. After the fall of the Roman Empire it came then for centuries to a complete halt in viticulture. Only from the 1950s was a new beginning. Both the landscape and the climatic and soil conditions, the area of ​​the eastern border region Tuscany very similar...

The red variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Sagrantino Rosso and Sagrantino di Montefalco. After a no longer verifiable hypothesis, the variety was in the Middle Ages by Byzantine monks Greece or by Franciscans from Asia Minor Umbria introduced. This should also indicate the name, possibly derived from "sacro" (holy). After a likewise undetectable hypothesis, she is a descendant of Pliny the Elder (23-79) ancient grape variety Be "Itriola". The late-ripening vine is prone to fake mildew, It produces dark ruby ​​red, tannin - rich red wines with aromas of cherries and mulberries, as well as aging...

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