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1

The best Verdicchio has what kind of profile?

A lemony acidity, with substance, freshness, and a bitter almond flavor on the finish.

2

What are VC of Trebbiano d'Abruzzo?

Mid to late ripening. Sensitive to powdery mildew.

3

What are the aging requirements of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane?

Minimum 2 years from November 1 of harvest year, including 1 year in oak or chestnut and 6 months in bottle.

Riserva 3 years from November 1 of harvest year.

4

What is the minimum alcohol of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane?

12.5%

5

What are the GR of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Termane?

Montepulciano (90% max)
Sangiovese (10% max)

6

Who produces Binomio? What is it?

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo made by La Valentina and Stefano Inama.

7

Where in Abruzzo are the most favorable growing conditions?

Teramo - low hills

8

What are the two highest peaks in Abruzzo?

Gran Sasso and Mount Majella

9

What are the GR o Ortona Rosso?

Montepulciano (min 95%)

10

What are the GR of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo?

Montepulciano (min 85%)

11

What are the GR of Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo?

Montepulciano (min 85%)

12

How many DOC are in Abruzzo? What are they?

8

Abruzzo
Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo
Controguerra
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
Ortona
Terre Tollesi/Tullum
Villamanga
Trebbiano d'Abruzzo

13

How many DOCG are in Abruzzo? What are they?

1

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane