Cortona DOC: It is an apellation from Tuscany producing red, white, and dessert wines.White Grapes are Chardonnay, Grechetto, Malvasia, Sauvignon Blanc, Trebbiano. Red Grapes are Cabernet Sauvignon, Malvasia Nera, Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah. The Minimum alcohol level is 11.5% for white varietals; 12.0% for red varietals; 12.5% for Rosso and red varietal riservas; 14.5% for Vin Santo Riserva (17.0% potential); 15.0% for Vin Santo Occhio di Pernice (18.0% potential); 17.0% (potential) for Vin Santo
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– The Modern History of Italian Wine by Walter Filipputti
– Hidden Gems of Italy: An Insider’s Secret Formula To Find Top-Class Italian Wines At Value Prices And Taste La Dolce Vita by Tony Margiotta
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