tintilia is a red italian wine grape variety that is grown in the molise region of eastcentral italya red wine made from the grape was classified as denominazione di origine controllata doc in 2011.
tintilia del molise is one of the very newest doc titles created for the molise region of centralsouthern italy it was approved and made law in late 2011 almost 30 years after molises first two docs.
The grape in this wine is better known as tintilia del molise jrwg pg 1060 it is not the same as tintilla aka trousseau or tinitlla de rota aka graciano it is also distinct from an obscure grape variety known also as tintilia in campania and sardegna 100 145 alc new grape 439 in our 500.
tintilia and caciocavallo di agnone have made the lions share of them all respectively a wine and a cheese that best represent the typical molise molise is a beautiful land harsh and hard often overlooked by the main tourist flows and perhaps this is not entirely bad where tradition still has a meaning and some products of this.
Community wine reviews and ratings on 2012 angelo duva tintilia molise lagena plus professional notes label images wine details and recommendations on when to drink.
Cantine salvatores tintilia del molise named rustilia is imported and goes best with molises hearty pasta meat dishes and rich cheeses another quality producer that is more widely available is di majo norante.
Span classnews_dtjul 20 2014spannbsp018332molise wine molise is a mountainous region in southcentral italy and is one of the nations smallest wine regions alongside aosta valley its neighbors include abruzzo and lazio to the north and campania and puglia to the south.