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What are the wines of Emilia-Romagna?

What are the wines of Emilia-Romagna?

3. What are the main grape varieties in Emilia-Romagna? The main grape varieties under vine in Emilia-Romagna are Malvasia, Lambrusco, Trebbiano, Barbera, Bonarda, and Sangiovese.

Is Sangiovese a good wine?

Sangiovese, pronounced “san-jo-vay-zay,” is Italy’s much-loved, most-planted red grape variety. It’s the core ingredient in some of the best Italian wines, including Brunello di Montalcino and Chianti.

What is the difference between Sangiovese and Montepulciano?

Thoughts: Like Chianti and Brunello, Montepulciano is a Sangiovese-based wine. The difference is how much Sangiovese. Brunellos must be 100% Sangiovese, whereas Chianti can blended in up to 20% of other grapes. Montepulciano can be blended up to 30%.

Where is Sangiovese wine from?


Also called Brunello, Sangiovese Grosso (more)
Origin Italy
Notable regions Tuscany
Hazards Rot-prone

What wine region is Modena in?

Emilia-Romagna region
Modena Wine Modena is a town in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy, widely known for its cars and vinegar. In 2009 the local wine producers received their own DOC. The vineyards lie at the heart of Emilia-Romagna’s “Lambrusco zone”.

Is Sangiovese sweet or dry?

Dry, semi-sweet, or sweetSangiovese / Sweetness of resulting wine
Sangiovese is a dry, light to medium-bodied red wine that tips towards higher levels of mouth-watering acidity and tighter tannins. The rich flavors range from rustic to fruity, depending on where and how the vines are managed. For fruit, expect cherry, plum, and red currant, as well as smoky and earthy herbaceousness.

Is Sangiovese the same as Brunello?

Brunello was once thought to be a distinct grape variety, but it is actually a clone of the popular Italian grape sangiovese. Brunello, which was also granted DOCG status in 1980, must be made from 100 percent sangiovese grapes.

Is Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese?

Although many Tuscan wines are made with sangiovese (it’s the most widely planted variety in the country), Brunello di Montalcino is the only wine from the region that must be produced with 100 percent sangiovese grapes.

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