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

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

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

  • BORDERS-Marche(North), Molise(South), Lazio(West)
  • PROVINCIA-L’Aquila, Chieti, Pescara, Teramo

TOPOGRAFIA Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ MountainousOn~Coast/ Adriatic~Sea~(East)

  • SLOPES/ Abruzzi Appennines Mountains/ Gran Sasso Massif, Maiella(West), +Alt. 130mt.- 250mt.

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
    • Internazionale Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • ROSSO= Aglianico, Montepulciano, Piedirosso, Sangiovese, Sciascinoso
    • Internazionale 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. ?
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURA-  ? ha. Planted, +30 Co.-Op.’s
  • VINICULTURA- Rosato(Cerasuolo)
    • Estate/ Produttore- Cantina Tollo(Co.Op./ 700 Members), Cataldi Madonna, 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. 600mt.
    • CLIMA- Mediterranean
    • VITICULTURA- 10,100 ha. Planted
    • VINICULTURE- Riserva(+AGED/ 3yr./ 6mo. Barrel)
    • STORIA- 1968 @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
    • CLIMA- Mediterranean
    • VITICULTURA- 2,120ha. Planted
    • STORIA- 1972 @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
    • CLIMA- Mediterranean
    • VITICULTURA-  850 ha. Planted
    • VINICULTURE- Rosato(CerasuoloDry, Deeply Colored)
      • Estate/ Producers- De Fermo, Torre dei Beati, Valentini
    • STORIA- 1968 @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~
  • TERRA- MetamorphicSedimentary, Clay, Limestone
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • 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
  • STORIA- 1972 @Abruzzo DOCG. Officially Established

COTROGUERRA DOC.      @Cotroguerra

  • BIANCO= Trebbiano Abruzzese, Trebbiano Toscano, Malvasia, Passerina
    • Internazionale Chardonnay, Riesling
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
    • Internazionale 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~
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • 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~
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • 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~
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • 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
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • 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.)
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURA- 18 ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Estate/ Produttore- La Cascina del Colle

TULLUM DOCG.     @Tollo

  • BIANCO= Falanghina, Malvasia, Moscato, Passerina, Pecorino, Trebbiano
  • ROSSO= Montepulciano, Sangiovese
    • Internazionale 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/ 5km.)
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURA-  300  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Bianco,  Rosso,  Rosato,  Novello,  Varietal,  Passito,  Riserva,  Superiore
    • Estate/ Produttore- Cantina Tollo(Co.-Op.), Feudo Antico
  • STORIA- 1972 @Abruzzo DOCG. Established
  • CULTURA- AKA=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~
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURA-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
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean With Continental Influences
  • 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~
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean With Continental Influences
  • VITICULTURA- ?  ha. Planted
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Estate/ Produttore-

TERRE Dei PELGNI DOC.      @Sulmora

  • ROSSO= Montepulciano
  • GEOGRAFIA- Italia, REGION-Abruzzo(South-West-Interior), PROVINCIA-L’Aquila, Abruzzo
  • CLIMA- Mediterranean With Continental Influences
  • 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– ?
  • VINICULTURE- Bianco,  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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