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Red wine 2005 Salice Salentino DOC "Faneros", Apulia, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #To-L07031

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 March 2007
DOC area for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the center of the Salento peninsula (the "heel of the boot") in the Italian region Apulia, The zone in the province of Lecce includes the municipalities of Guagnano, Salice Salentino and Veglie, as well as a part of Campi Salentina. And in the province of Brindisi in full the municipalities of San Donaci and San Pancrazio Salentino, as well as a section of Cellino San Marco.

The Bianco is out Chardonnay (70%). Rosso and Rosato are out Negroamaro (70%). The varietal wines must consist of at least 85% (white) or 90% (red) of the respective variety. These are Chardonnay....

The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Abbruzzese, Albese, Jonico, Lacrima, Negro Amaro, Nigroamaro, Purcinara and Uva Olivella. The name means "black bitterness", which means high tannin suggesting. According to another version, this is a double emphasis (lat. Nigra and grch. Mavro for black) of the dark berry color. According to a non-verifiable hypothesis, an ancestor was allegedly discovered as early as the 7th century BC. BC introduced by Greek colonists. According to 2011 DNA analysis however, no relationships to Greek varieties were found. Also one suspected earlier Parent-offspring relationship to the...

Synonymous with the grape varieties Malvasia Nera di Basilicata. Malvasia Nera di Brindisi and Muscat d'Hamburg; look there.

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