TRENTINO ALTO-ADIGE

GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: North in Alps, landlocked

65% white

35% red

● 15.400 hectares of vineyards

● Number of DOCG wines: 0 / DOC wines: 10

 

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Schiava (red)

Lagrein (red)

Teroldego (red)

Nosiola (white)

 

● Uniqueness:

A lot of cooperatives produce the wines for many growers. Often tall slim bottles are chosen for the wines, typical of regions bordering with the alps.

 

● Fun facts:

Another native grape is Marzemino, already mentioned by Mozart in Don Giovanni "versa il vino - eccelente Marzemino!"

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VIA DEI RENAI 21R
50125 FIRENZE, ITALY
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