Southern Italy Flashcards
What grape goes into Taurasi DOCG?
What is the 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 DOCG in Campania based on Aglianico?
What are the 2 major white grapes of Campania?
What are the 2 DOCG white wines of Campania?
- Fiano di Avellino DOCG (fuller)
- Greco di Tufo DOCG (leaner)
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?
Which DOC in Basilicata is based on Aglianico?
Aglianico del Vulture DOC
Campania is on which sea?
While mostly landlocked, Basilicata has a coastlines on which two seas?
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 (making mechanized harvesting easier)
What are the 2 noteworthy red grapes of Puglia?
- Primitivo (Zinfandel)
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)