MOLISE

GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Southeast, above heel

24% white

74% red

● 5.500 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 0 / DOC wines: 4

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Tintilia (red)

 

● Uniqueness: 

Due to the regions' closeness to Abruzzo - once the two regions were 1 - Montepulciano is the most grown grape variety which goes into extensive DOC wines. 

● Fun facts:

The second most grown grape is a non-native: Cabernet Sauvignon!

 

 

ITALIAN WINE INSTITUTE
VIA DEI RENAI 21R
50125 FIRENZE, ITALY
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