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White wine 2014 Montefalco Bianco DOC Arquata®, Umbria, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #331661

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Last reviewed: 25 May 2016

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 parts of the name Greco and Grechetto in grape variety names (main names and synonyms), which are used very often in Italy, do not necessarily have to, but can indicate Greek origin. In any case, the often very similar names lead to great confusion. Since only Grechetto is often specified in the DOC regulations, it is not clear which variety (s) are actually involved:

The white grape comes from France. There are around 120 Synonyms which on the age and worldwide distribution in most wine-producing countries Clues. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Clevner, Clävner ( Alsace ); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot de Bourgogne, Rousseau ( France );...

Even the Roman universal scholar Pliny the Elder (23-79) spoke of a "Vinum trebulanum" from a place called Trebulanis in Campania. And Petrus de Crescentiis (1230-1320) described the Trebbiano in 1303 as a noble, durable wine. But it is actually wrong to speak of a grape variety. The result of a study was published in 2001. According to DNA analysis there are hardly any kinship relationships between the many Trebbiano varieties. So it would be wrong to speak of a family of grape varieties (the same phenomenon applies to the four name groups Lambrusco. Malvasia. muscatel and Vernaccia...

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