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Red wine 2016 Chianti Montespertoli DOCG Sonnino, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Cement
Registration number : #FCS-L70269

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 13 November 2018
Subzone in the area Chianti; look there.

The red grape variety comes from Italy, There are over 80 synonyms that testify to the age and wide distribution, especially in the country of origin. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nerello, Nerello Nellielluccio, Niella Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio, Sangiovese di Lamole, Sangiovese di Romagna, Sangiovese Dolce, Sangiovese Elba, Sangiovese Sangiovese...

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...

Especially in Italy. Spain and Portugal common name or synonym and homonym for many different grape varieties. They are available with the berry colors white, light green, gray, rose, red, blue and black and also with different flavors, for example with and without nutmeg, In summary, the grape varieties with “Malvasia” in their name have a genetically diverse background and show an equally heterogeneous one morphology (external appearance). That means there are no special Malvasia-specific features. The name Malvasia refers to a type of wine and not a family of grape varieties, which is often...

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