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Red wine 2003 Castel del Monte DOC Riserva "Vigna Pedale", Apulia, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #To-L07/010/UP

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 March 2007
DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian region Apulia, The name derives from the octagonal and eight-towered castle of the Hohenstaufer emperor Friedrich II (1194-1250), built in 1240, which lies on a hill near the Apulian capital Bari. In 2011, the wines of the formerly independent DOC area Rosso Canosa were transferred. The zone includes the entire municipality of Minervino Murge and parts of the municipalities of Andria and Trani Canosa di Puglia in the province of Barletta-Andria-Trani, as well as parts of the municipalities of Binetto, Bito, Corato, Palo del Colle, Ruvo di Puglia, Terlizzi, Toritto and the D'Alemi island in the province of...

The red grape comes from Italy, Synonyms are Cassano, Somarello, Sommarrello, Sumarello, Summariello, Tranese, Troiano, Troja, Trojana, Uva Antica Nara, Uva della Marina, Uva di Barletta, Uva di Canosa and the second main names Uva di Troia and Uva di Troya. It is probably after the place Tróia in the province of Foggia in Apulia named. The place was allegedly founded by Diomedes, the hero from Greek mythology, one of the warriors in the legendary Trojan horse conquering Troy. When he returned from Troy, his ship was hit by a storm on the Apulian coast. This also explains the non-verifiable hypothesis that an ancestor of the variety is said to have been brought...

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