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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
Colli di Luni is a DOC title for red and white wines from the coastal hills around Massa and La Spezia, north-western Italy. Everything about the Colli di Luni represents the transition between Liguria and Tuscany – the geography, the grape varieties, the wine styles.
Of Italy's 425-or-so appellations (DOCG, DOC and IGT), only 15 cross over from one administrative region to the next. Colli di Luni is one of these; although the majority of its vineyards are in south-eastern Liguria, those in the towns of Fosdinovo, Aulla and Podenzana (north-western Tuscany) may also claim the appellation.
The name Colli di Luni is often translated as 'hills of the moon', but this is only indirectly true. In fact it refers to Luna – the name given to this area by the Romans. Quite why the name ... more
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