ABRUZZO

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GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Central, on East coast

40% white

60% red

● 38.000 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 1 / DOC wines: 8

 

● Most characteristic native grapes:

 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo (red)

Trebbiano d'Abruzzo (white)

Pecorino (white)

● Uniqueness: 

Abruzzo's masterpiece is made from its Montepulciano grape, which when made well ranks among Italy's best wines.

● Fun facts:

Don't get the Montepulciano grape mixed up with the region of Montepulciano in Tuscany which is made from a different grape (Sangiovese, of course)

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