Sangiovese
Sangiovese

Sangiovese

Sangiovese has very ancient origins, most likely utilized at the time of the Etruscans. Giovan Vettorio Soderini, in his treatise "The cultivation of vines", speaks of it saying that "the Sangiocheto or Sangioveto is a remarkable vine for its steady productivity". ......


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Merlot
Merlot

Merlot

Merlot originates from Gironde, in the south-west of France, and in particular from the Bordeaux region. In most of the wine-growing areas of the world Merlot is invariably blended with Cabernet Sauvignon. The two varieties are perfectly integrated.


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Vermentino
Vermentino

Vermentino

The origins of Vermentino are uncertain although it is believed to have its roots in Spain. It was then brought to various regions of France in the Languedoc-Roussillon, in Corsica and in Tuscany. 


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Malvasia Nera
Malvasia Nera

Malvasia Nera

The black-grape Malvasia belongs to a varietal whose name derives from a shortened variation of Monembasia, a Byzantine stronghold located in a promontory position south of the Peloponnese. Sweet wines were produced here. 


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Canaiolo Nero
Canaiolo Nero

Canaiolo Nero

Canaiolo Nero is widespread above all in central Italy. In the past it was used as a complementary varietal to Sangiovese in order to soften and give color to Chianti wine. Until the eighteenth century it was the most cultivated grape ......


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Trebbiano Toscano
Trebbiano Toscano

Trebbiano Toscano

The name derives from the Latin "Trebula" which means "farm" and Pliny the Elder speaks of a "Vinum Trebulanum", or more simply "country wine" or "homemade wine". The Trebbiano Toscano was most likely brought to France.


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