🇮🇹ITALIAAbruzzi


ABRUZZO IS  DOCG.- 1   DOC.-    IGP.- 8     @Pescara

  • BIANCO= Coccocciola, Falanghina, Greco, Passerina(Indigenous), Pecorino, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo AKA=Bombino, Trebbiano Toscano, Verdiccio
    • Internationale– Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano(Indigenous) 68%, Aglianico, Maiolica, Piedirosso, Sangiovese, Sciascinoso
    • Internationale– Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero

GEOGRAFIA Italia(East-Central), REGION-Abruzzi, LATITUDE: 42* ‘N’

  • BORDERS: Marche(North), Molise(South), Lazio(West)
  • PROVINCIATeramo, L’Aquila, Pescara, Chieti

TOPOGRAFIA “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous”, On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~(East)

  • SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appennines Mountains/ Gran Sasso Massif, Maiella(West), +Alt.?

TERRE Metamorphic“, ”Volcanic

CLIMA Continental With Mediterranean Influences at Coast Region

VITICULTURA 32,000 ha. Planted

  • ADVANTAGE+WIND/ Prevents Diseases

VINICULTURA

  • Still/ Varietal,  Bianco,  Rosso,  Rosato(Cerasuolo),  Reserva,  Superiore,  Liquorosa,  Passito,  Secco,  Dolce Naurale,  Vendemmia Tardiva
  • Spumante/ Fizzante(Cococciola, Montonico, Pecorino, Trebbiano)

STORIA

  • 600 BC.– 300 @Lazio Etruscans, Modern Name For an Ancient Civilization of Italy.
    • Etruscan People Occupied the Land South of Arno River In Tuscany/ Western Umbria/ North & Central Lazio.  Etruscan Had There Own Language and Were Said to Have a Formable Wine Culture.  The Etruscan Civilization Occupied This Area and Came to an End With the Roman-Etuscan Wars Which Saw Their Land and People Assimilate Into the Roman Republic.

CULTURA

  • ~Etymology~ Abruzzo From the Latin Word Apruitium.
    • Abruzzo  Vs. Abruzzi?  In Middle Ages the Region Was Divided In to 3 Areas: Abruzzo Citeriore/ Abruzzo Ulteriore l/ Abruzzo Ulteriore ll.  When Referring to the Region as a Whole People Would Refer to Abruzzo as Abruzzi.
  • ASSOCIATIONS– ~Consorzio Vini d’Abruzzo~
  • GASTRONOMIA Tomato-Based Pasta, Lamb, Fiadoni
    • FORMAGGIO Caciocavallo, Pampanella, Pecorino, Ricotta, Scamorza

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Abruzzi Coast

ABRUZZO DOC.      @Pescara

  • BIANCO= Coccocciola, Falanghina, Greco, Passerina, Pecorino, Trebbiano d’Abruzzo AKA=Bombino, Trebbiano Toscano, Verdiccio
    • Internationale– Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Aglianico, Montepulciano, Piedirosso, Sangiovese, Sciascinoso
    • Internationale– Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA-Teramo, Pescara, Chieti
    • Coastal Half of Abruzzi,  “Multi-Appellation”
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appennines Mountains, +Alt.?
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA–  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURA– Rosato(Cerasuolo)
    • Estate/ Produttore– Cataldi Madonna, Co.-Op.’s(+40), Contesa, Emidio Pepe, Francesco Cirelli(Nat.Pro.), Luigi Valori, Masiciarelli, Tiberio, Tollo, Valentina, Vallevo, Zaccagnini

  • MONTEPUCIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC.     @Abruzzo
    • ROSSO= Montepulciano
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(Greater), “Non-Contiguous”
    • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Apennine, +Alt. 600 mt.
    • CLIMAMediterranean” 
    • VITICULTURA– 10,100 ha. Planted
    • VINICULTURERiserva(+AGED/ 3yr./ 6mo. Barrel)
    • STORIA1968 @Abruzzo DOC. Officially Established.
  • TREBBIANO D’ABRUZZO DOC.     @Abruzzo
    • BIANCO= Trebbiano d’Abruzzo(+85%), +Malvasia Toscano, Cococciola, Passerina
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(Greater),  “Non-Contiguous”
    • CLIMAMediterranean
    • VITICULTURA– 2,120ha. Planted
    • STORIA1972 @Abruzzo DOC. Officially Established.
  • CERASUOLO D’ABRUZZO DOC.     @Abruzzo
    • ROSSO= Montepulciano(+85%)
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(Greater), “Non-Contiguous(3)
      • PROVINCIA– Chieti, L’Aquila, Pescara, Teramo
    • CLIMAMediterranean
    • VITICULTURA–  850 ha. Planted
    • VINICULTURERosato(CerasuoloDry, Deeply Colored)
      • -Estate/ Producers- De Fermo, Torre dei Beati, Valentini
    • STORIA1968 @Abruzzo DOC. Officially Established.

COLLINE TERAMANE DOCG.     @Teramo

  • ROSSO= Montepulciano d’Abruzzo(+90%), Sangiovese(-10%)
    • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA-Teramo, @Hw.#A14
    • In Abruzzo DOC.
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Gran Sasso Massif, Monti Della Laga
    • On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~
  • TERRASedimentary, Clay, Limestone
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 135 ha. Planted,   Yields Base On “Per Vine” Not “Per Hectare”
    • Vine Training/ Pergola,Veritcal Shoot Positioning
  • VINICULTURA– +AGED/ 1 yr., Reserva(3 yr.)
    • Estate/ Produttore– Abbazia Propezzano, Emidio Pepe, Faraone Vini, Illuminati, Masciarelli, Valori
  • STORIA1972 @Abruzzo DOCG. Established

COTROGUERRA DOC.      @Cotroguerra

  • BIANCO= Trebbiano Abruzzese, Trebbiano Toscano, Malvasia, Passerina
    • Internationale– Chardonnay, Riesling
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
    • Internationale– Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Nero
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(North-East), PROVINCIA-Teramo
    • In Abruzzo DOC., BORDERS: Molise ‘Region‘(Near)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Valley”, On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~On~Tronto~River~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 41 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore– Barone Cornacchia, Illuminati, Lepore, Lidia e Amato

COLLINE TERAMANO DOCG.     @Pescara

  • BIANCO= ?
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano +90%, +Sangiovese
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(North-East)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appennines Mountains
    • On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA–  ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE+AGED/+2yr./ 1yr. Barrel, Reserva(+AGED/ 3yr.),  Rosato
    • Estate/ Produttore

TERRE Dei VESTINI DOC.     @Pescara

  • BIANCO= ?
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(East-Central), PROVINCIA-Pescara
    • West of Pescara-City(     km.)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE
    • Estate/ Produttore– Bruno Nicodemi, Cerulli Irelli, Farnesi Fantini, San Lorenzo Escol

MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO TEATE DOC.      @Vasta

  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzi, PROVINCIA-Chieti, South-East Coast of Abruzzi
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE
    • Estate/ Produttore

VILLAMAGNA DOC.      @Villamagna

  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(East-Central-Interior), PROVINCIA-Pescara
    • In Abruzzo DOC.(Interior), South-West of Pescara-City(   km.)
    • VILLAGES– Foro, Serrepenne, Villamagna
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~(Near 10 km.)
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 18 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE
    • Estate/ Produttore– La Cascina del Colle

TULLUM DOCG.     @Tollo

  • BIANCO= Falanghina, Malvasia, Moscato, Passerina, Pecorino, Trebbiano
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano, Sangiovese
    • Internationale– Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(East-Central), In Abruzzo DOC.(Interior)
    • PROVINCIA-Chieti,  West of Ortona-City(    km.)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, +Alt.130mt., On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~(Near/ 5 km.)
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA–  300  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTUREBianco,  Rosso,  Rosato,  Novello,  Varietal,  Passito,  Riserva,  Superiore
    • Estate/ Produttore– Cantina Tollo(Co.-Op.), Feudo Antico
  • STORIA1972 @Abruzzo DOCG. Established
  • CULTURAAKA=Terre Tollesi

ORTONA DOC.      @Ortona

  • BIANCO= Trebbiano
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(East-Central), PROVINCIA-Pescara
    • In Abruzzo DOC., South-West of Pescara-City(    km.)
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~
  • CLIMAMediterranean
  • VITICULTURA– 9 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore

Abruzzi Interior

ALTO TIRINO DOC.       @

  • BIANCO= ?
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(Interior), PROVINCIA-L’Aquila
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appennines Mountains
  • CLIMAMediterraneanWithContinentalInfluences
  • VITICULTURA–  ? ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE
    • Estate/ Produttore

MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO CASAURIA DOC.     @

  • ROSSO= Montepulciano   |
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(South-Central-Interior)
    • PROVINCIA-L’Aquila
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appennines Mountains., On~Pescar~River~
  • CLIMAMediterraneanWithContinentalInfluences
  • VITICULTURA– ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE
    • Estate/ Produttore

TERRE Dei PELGNI DOC.      @Sulmora

  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(South-West-Interior), PROVINCIA-L’Aquila, Abruzzo
  • CLIMAMediterraneanWithContinentalInfluences
  • TOPOGRAFIA– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appenines/ Mt. Damaro
  • VITICULTURA– ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Produttore

Indicazione Geografica Protetta of Abruzzo

  • BIANCO= Any White Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Abruzzo
  • ROSSO= Any Red Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Abruzzo
  • VITICULTURA– Wine Produced In “ABRUZZO” Non-Conforming to DOC. or DOCG.

ABRUZZI IGP.     @Entire Region

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo

COLLI Del SANGRO IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?

TERRE Di CHIETI IGP.      @Chieti

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA-Chieti
  • VINICULTURA
    • Estate/ Produttore– Cantina Citra

ALTO TIRINO IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?

COLLINE TEATINE IGP.     @Chieti

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?
  • VINICULTUREBianco,  Rosato,  Rosso,  Spumante
    • Estate/ Produttore– Cantina Tollo, Masciarelli, Tenuta I Fauri

VASTESE/ Histonium IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REIGON-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?

COLLINE PESCARESI IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?
  • VINICULTURA
    • Estate/ Produttore– Marchesi de Cordano

COLLINE COLLINE IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?

VALLE PELIGNA IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?

FRENTANE IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?

TERRE AQUILANE IGP.

  • GEOGRAFIA– Italia, REGION-Abruzzo, PROVINCIA– ?


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