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2007 Cantine Co.Pro.Vi Terre dei Volsci Riserva Velletri, Lazio, Italy

NV   2006   2007
Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Montepulciano, Merlot, Sangiovese.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $46

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Region
  • Although Lazio in central Italy is home to one DOCG, the red Cesanese del Piglio, its star red wine is Velletri – it was granted DOC status in 1972.

    The winemaking zone is located in the provinces of Velletri, Lariano and Cisterna in the southernmost part of the Castelli Romani district, south-east of Rome. Some producers still practice a particularly ancient tradition of vine training, using a medium-sized tree to support the shoots. It was used in Roman times and, according to Pliny The Elder, was introduced earlier by the Etruscans.

    Velletri is produced as a robust ...more

  • Lazio is a region in central Italy, and home to the ancient capital city of Rome. Like many Italian wine regions, Lazio's vine heritage is ancient. Its first inhabitants were the Etruscans, though it was the Latins who gave the area its original name Latium. The Romans brought the region into another era by improving trade and agriculture, although after the collapse of the Roman Empire the land was neglected. Only in the 1870s, when Rome became the capital of Italy,...more


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