UMBRIA

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GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Center, landlocked

54% white

56% red

● 13.000 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 2 / DOC wines: 13

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Sagrantino (red)

Ciliegiolo (red)

Grecchetto di Todi (white)

Trebbiano Spoletino (white)

 

● Uniqueness: 

Umbria has unfortunately been in the shadow of Tuscany, but in recent years more attention has been drawn especially to its native grapes, and in particular for the potent Sagrantino.

 

● Fun facts:

Sagrantino is a very tannic grape and in the past was only a sweet wine, the dry version is a recent development for the modern wine drinker. 

 

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