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Red wine 2007 Salento IGP Rosso, "Notarpanaro", Apulia, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Negroamaro.
Registration number : #CT-L.322.15..

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 13 June 2016

The region of Puglia (Italian Puglia) with the capital Bari is located deep in the south Italy on the Adriatic coast. The elongated region consists of the spur (the Gargano Mountains) and the heel (the Salento peninsula) of the boot. The name goes back to the Apuli; a tribe of Osker. The area is one of the oldest wine-growing areas in the world, because already 3,000 years ago they planted here Phoenicians and Greeks vines. The Romans especially appreciated the wine from Tarentum (port city of Taranto) and the poet Horace (65-8 BC) described the area as a place of "eternal spring". In contrast to the other southern regions of Italy, there are hardly...

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...

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