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Red wine 2010 Salento IGP Rosso, "Notarpanaro", Apulia, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 13.20 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Negroamaro.
Registration number : #CT-L340.18

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Last reviewed: 10 November 2019

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, as it was here 3,000 years ago Phoenicians and Greeks vines. The Romans especially appreciated the wine from Tarentum (port town 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 any mountains, but...

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 a high tannin suggesting. According to another version, this is a double accent (latin nigra and Greek mavro for black) of the dark berry color. According to an unverifiable hypothesis, an ancestor was allegedly already in the 7th century BC. Introduced by Greek colonists. According to 2011 were done DNA analysis but no relationship could be established with Greek varieties. Also a previously suspected Parent-offspring relationship to...

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