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2011 Rocca di Frassinello Vermentino Maremma Toscana, Tuscany, Italy

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Ownership: Castellare di Castellina.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $29   From: $15   To: $32

Price History for 2011 Rocca di Frassinello Vermentino Maremma Toscana, Tuscany, Italy
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Grape Variety: Vermentino (Rolle)

Vermentino (or 'Rolle' in southern France) is a Mediterranean white-wine grape found principally in southern Europe, notably southern France, northern Italy, and the islands of Corsica and Sardinia. While many argue that it is of Spanish origin, Vermentino is most associated with Liguria (where it is known as Pigato) and in Riviera Ligure di Ponente. It is used in blended and varietal wines in such well-known DOCs as ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Maremma Toscana wine region

    Maremma Toscana is an appellation title covering a wide array of wine styles from the Grosseto province of Tuscany. It was officially promoted to DOC status in September 2011, after 16 years as an IGT title.

    The name Maremma has traditionally referred to a large area of coastal Tuscany and Lazio, specifically the provinces of Livorno, Viterbo and Grosseto. In his famous Inferno, Dante Alighieri described it as stretching from Cecina all the way to Corneto (an ancient town in northern Lazio, now known as Tarquinia). This represents a distance of some 100 miles (155km). Today, Maremma refers to a smaller area, effectively analogous with the Grosseto province. This is reflected in the Maremma Toscana appellation laws, which limit the viticultural zone to ... more

  • Tuscany wine region

    Tuscany (Toscana in Italian) is perhaps the most famous of all Italian wine regions. This fact has no doubt been perpetuated by the romance of the region's endless rolling hills and cypress-lined country roads, but it is nonetheless home to some of the world’s most prestigious wines.

    Situated in central Italy, Tuscany's neighbors are Emilia-Romagna to the north and ... more

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