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The denomination of Umbria is located in central Italy, being ranked as a land rich as regards the variety and quality of its wines. This is one of the most important wine areas of the country. Within the hills in this region, we find one of the most popular routes, with the highest reputation in the world of wine - The “Strada dei Vini del Cantico.” The region is crossed by the Tiber River, which runs through most of its vineyards.
In its production, the typical grape used is Sagrantino, cultivated mainly in the part of Orvierto and Montefalco. Among the 10 best wines in Italy we can find a wine harvested in this region: Orvieto - white wine, slightly sweet or dry.
The most important DOCG and DOC of this area are Altotiberini Colli, Orvieto and Colli del Traseimeno. The first is known for the quality of white wines. Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Merlot are the varieties used for red wines and Trebbiano and Malvasia for its white wines.
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