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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 Umbrian. 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 standstill 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 grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Sagrantino Rosso and Sagrantino di Montefalco. According to a no longer verifiable hypothesis, the variety was made by Byzantine monks in the Middle Ages Greece or by Franciscans from Asia Minor Umbria introduced. The name, which may be derived from “sacro” (holy), is also intended to indicate this. According to an undetectable hypothesis, it is said to be a descendant of Pliny the Elder (23-79) mentioned ancient grape Be "Itriola". The late-ripening vine is prone to the wrong people mildew, It produces dark ruby red, tannin-rich red wines with...

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