Which grape of southern Italy is known as "the Barolo of the south"?
What grape goes into Taurasi DOCG?
What is the flavor profile of Aglianico?
Aglianico is a late ripening, thick-skinned grape that produces full-bodied red wine high in acid and tannin with flavors of smoked spice, dark black fruits and plums.
What are the 2 DOCGs in Campania based on Aglianico?
- Taurasi DOCG
- Aglianico del Taburno DOCG
What are the 3 white grapes of Campania?
Which 2 produce higher-quality wines?
What are the 2 DOCG white wines of Campania?
- Fiano di Avellino DOCG
- Greco di Tufo DOCG
What are the soils mainly like in Campania?
Thanks to the eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius, volcanic soils abound in Campania.
What is the name of the extinct volcano in Basilicata?
Campania is on which sea?
Basilicata touches which 2 seas?
- Tyrrhenian Sea
- Ionian Sea
Note: Aglianico del Vulture, Basilicata's most important appellation, is landlocked and does not border either sea.
Is Campania north or south of Lazio?
Campania is south of Lazio.
In Puglia, vines were traditionally ___-trained. Today, vines are more commonly ___ trained.
Today more cordon-trained
Which DOC in Basilicata is based on Aglianico?
Aglianico del Vulture DOC
What are the 2 noteworthy red grapes of Puglia?
Which DOC in Puglia best represents Negroamaro?
Salice Salentino DOC
Most grapes grown in Sicily are bottled under which appellations?
IGT Terre Siciliane
Sicilia DOC (only if yields are somewhat smaller)
What is the most widely planted red grape variety of Sicily?
What international grape varieties are widely planted in Sicily?
Some of Sicily's best wines come from what small appellation?
Red wines from Etna DOC are primarily made from what 2 grape varieties?
- Nerello Mascalese
- Nerello Cappuccio
What region of Sicily is the historic home of the Carricante grape variety?
What is the famous fortified wine produced in Sicily?
What was Sicily's first DOC?
What body of water separates Sicily from the Italian mainland?
The Strait of Messina
What is the most widely planted grape variety of Sardinia?
What is the only DOCG appellation of Sardinia?
Vermentino di Gallura DOCG
Sardinia's Cannonau is genetically identical to what grape variety?
What is Sardinia's most famous white grape variety?
What are the predominant soils of Etna?
Well-draining volcanic soils.
What is the sole DOCG of Sicily?
Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG
A Nero d'Avola-heavy blend with Frappato.