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First vintage of Sassicaia

1968

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6 DOCGs of Tuscany with Sangiovese as the principal grape

Chianti
Chianti Classico
Carmignano
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
Morellino di Scansano
Montecucco Sangiovese

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Italy's most planted white grape

Trebbiano Toscana

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8 subzones of Chianti

Classico
Rùfina
Colli Fiorentini
Colli Senesi
Colline Pisane
Colli Aretini
Montalbano
Montespertoli

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Pomino DOC is within which Chianti subzone

Rufina

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Minimum percentage Sangiovese in Chianti Colli Senesi

75%

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What is governo?

Refermentation with the juice of dried grapes

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When can Chianti normale be released?

March 1 of the year following harvest

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Name the 3 Florentine Chianti subzones

Rufina
Montespertoli
Colli Fiorentini

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Minimum ageing for Chianti Reserva

2 years

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4 original villages of Chianti Classico

Radda
Gaiole
Castellina
Greve

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2 soils of Chianti Classico

Galestro - marl like
Alberese - sandtone

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Minimum percentage Sangiovese in Chianti Classico

80%

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Ageing requirement for Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

30 months

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3 Montalcino fraziones

Castelnuovo dell'Abate
Sant'Angelo in Colle
Torrenieri

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Ageing requirements for Brunello

Brunello - 5 years. Min. 24 months in wood and 4 months in bottle
Reserva - 6 years. Min 24 months in wood and 6 months in bottle

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3 DOC of Montalcino

Rosso di Montalcino
Sant'Antimo
Moscadello di Montalcino

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Minimum Sangiovese in Vino di Montepulciano DOCG

70%

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Minimum Sangiovese in Morellino di Scansano DOCG

85%

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Minimum Sangiovese in Carmignano DOCG

50%

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Minimum Sangiovese in Rosso della Val di Cornia DOCG

40%

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Which Tuscan DOCG allows for varietally labelled Cabernet Sauvignon?

Suvereto

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First vintage of Tignanello

1971

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Minimum ageing for Bolgheri Superiore

2 years

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What is the only monopole DOC in Italy?

Bolgheri Sassicaia

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What island of the coast of Tuscan produces DOCG sweet wines?

Elba - Elba Aleatico Passito DOCG

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Name the only white DOCG in Tuscany

Vernaccia di San Gimignano

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What type of barrels is Vin Santo aged?

Caratelli - traditionally chestnut

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What is the typical ageing for Vin Santo?

3 to 8 years

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2 DOCGs of Umbria

Montefalco Sagrantino DOCG
Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG

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Minimum ageing for Montefalco Sagrantino?

37 months. Min. 12 months in wood and 4 months in bottle

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Minimum ageing for Torgiano Rosso Riserva

3 years. Min. 6 months in bottle

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Minimum Sangiovese in Torgiano Rosso Riserva

70%

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5 DOCGs of Marche

Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva DOCG
Conero (Conero Riserva) DOCG
Offida DOCG
Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva DOCG
Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG

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Minimum ageing for Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Reserva & Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva

18 months

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Main grape of Conero Rosso Reserva

Montepulciano - min. 85%

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1 DOCG of Abruzzo

Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane

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Ageing requirements for Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane

Montepulciano - 2 years. 1 year in wood, 6 months in bottle
Reserva - 3 years. 1 year in wood, 6 months in bottle

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What is Bombino?

Synonym for Trebbiano d'Abruzzo

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3 DOCGs of Lazio

Cannellino di Frascati DOCG
Cesanese del Piglio (Piglio) DOCG
Frascati Superiore DOCG

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Which DOC is shared between Lazio and Umbria

Orvieto

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4 DOCs of Molise

Biferno DOC
Molise/del Molise DOC
Pentro di Isernia DOC
Tintilia del Molise DOC

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4 DOCGs of Campania

Aglianico del Taburno DOCG
Fiano di Avellino DOCG
Greco di Tufo DOCG
Taurasi DOCG

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Minimum Aglianico in Aglianico del Taburno

85%

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Ageing requirements for Taurasi

Taurasi - 3 years. Min. 1 year in wood
Reserva - 4 years. Min. 18 months in wood

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4 DOCGs of Puglia

Castel del Monte Bombino Nero DOCG
Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva DOCG
Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva DOCG
Primitivo di Manduria Dolce Naturale DOCG

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1 DOCG of Basilicata

Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG

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Minimim ageing for Aglianico del Vulture Superiore?

Superioer - 3 years. Min. 12 months in wood, 12 months in bottle
Reserva - 5 years. Min. 24 months in wood, 24 months in bottle

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Which region is known for the Gaglioppo grape?

Calabria

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1 DOCG of Sicilia

Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG

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2 grapes of Cerasuolo di Vittoria

Nero d'Avola (Calabrese)
Frappato

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7 native white grapes of Sicilia

Catarratto
Inzolia
Grecanico
Carricante
Grillo

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5 native red grapes of Sicilia

Nero d’Avola
Frappato
Perricone
Nerello Mascalese
Nerello Cappuccio

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Which grape dominates the Sicilian DOC of Faro

Nerello Mascalese

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4 sweet wine DOCs of Sicilia

Moscato di Noto
Moscato di Siracusa
Malvasia delle Lipari
Moscato di Pantelleria

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1 DOCG of Sardegna

Vermentino di Gallura

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3 subzones of Sardegna

Oliena
Jerzu
Capo Ferrato

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In which region is Castelli Romani DOC?

Lazio

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In which region is Brindisi DOC?

Puglia

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In which region is Lacrima di Morro d'Alba DOC?

Marche