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Fico Grande, Sangiovese di Romagna 75cl

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Fico Grande, Sangiovese di Romagna 75cl
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This is a soft and supple red wine from Emilia-Romagna in Italy. It carries lovely red fruit characteristics and hints of spice and black pepper, followed by long, smooth tannins. This wine is from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy and is made with the Sangiovese grapes.

It is medium-bodied and has crisp flavours of red cherries, with hints of fresh herbs. Like a lot of Italian reds, it is great with food.

Alcohol, 13%

Gappe Variety, 100% Sangiovese

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Provenance:
Emilia Romagna
Emilia Romagna region map

Provenance: Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna lies between the River Po to its north and the Apennine Mountains (to its south). It is one of the most fertile and productive regions of Italy, thanks to the mitigating effect that the Adriatic Sea has on the coastal climate.

The diversity between the mountains and sea offers visitors to Emilia Romagna breathtaking views, in addition to beauty for both the eyes and spirit, with a mixture of the earthy colors, the aromas and the fresh sea air. Not to mention that Emilia Romagna is a hotbed for music, cinema and art appreciated nationally and internationally.

Many who love the combination of sun, sea and entertainment choose the Romagna Riviera. It possesses the longest beach in Europe, and is where visitors flock to enjoy its sport offerings and leisure facilities. Towns such as Rimini, Riccione and Cattolica are highly-outfitted for touristic reception, emphasizing relaxation and fun.

Further from the coast, the beautiful landscape of the Apennines, for instance, makes the region ideal for horseback riding or trekking in the area between Parma and Piacenza. Make a visit to the splendid parks and wonderful nature reserves.

The hinterland features several wellness spas like Salsomaggiore and Bagno di Romagna, due to its many types of water springs, as well as modern facilities and technology.

Both culinary and artistic methods found themselves on the fertile soil of this land, and their roots run deep. This is the land of Verdi’s novels and Giovanni Pascoli’s poetry, as well as Fellini’s unmistakable cinema — a director who became a legend through his many masterpieces that come to life in this, his native region. In Emilia Romagna, one can enjoy amazing views anywhere, and the list of places to choose from is endless.

Emilia Romagna sits on the border with the third-smallest country in Europe, the Republic of San Marino. The provinces of the region are: Bologna (the region's capital), Ferrara, Forli-Cesena, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Ravenna, Reggio Emilia, and Rimini.