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2014 Provenza Lugana Tenuta Maiolo 750ml

2014 Provenza Lugana Tenuta Maiolo

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Producer: Provenza
Website: www.provenzacantine.it


Price: $14.99

Availability: 15

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Varietal: Trebbiano
One of the main grapes in the production of cognac.

Country: Italy
With vines stretching from its most southerly Mediterranean islands all the way to the foothills of the Alps, Italy has, just behind France and Spain, the most land under vines and exports more than any other country. With dozens of regions,and an even greater number of indigenous varieties particular to those regions, understanding all of Italy's wine can be a thoroughly exciting but lifetime long challenge. The most popular regions include; Piedmont, the home of Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Muscato, to name a few; Tuscany, known for Sangiovese, particularly in the Chianti area and the town of Brunello; And thirdly the Veneto, for its Prosecco and Pinot Grigio. Southern Italy's regions; Abruzzo, Campagnia and Puglia, not to forget the islands of Sicily and Sardinia are a great source of food-friendly and very affordable wines.

Region: Lombardy
A large agricultural area, Lombardia produces a significant amount of wine, more in fact than nearby Trentino-Alto Adige or Marche. Due to the viticultural centers being so distant both in terms of geography and style, its identity has been hard to pin down. For this reason and the fact that so much is consumed locally, it doesn't at the minute, receive quite the voice abroad, as it deserves. The sub-regions of Franciacorta, Valtellina, and Olrepo Pavese represent the regions highest quality wine.


Type: White
White wine is a wine whose color can be pale-yellow, yellow-green, and yellow-gold colored. The wine is produced from a variety of grape varieties. The flavor and color comes from the juice of the grape and sometimes the skin of the grape as well. Interestingly, not all white wine comes from white grapes. Some select red grapes are used as in Champagne.