Keyword: Andrea Bacci
The Italian physician and scientist Andrea Bacci (1524-1600) from Sant'Elpidio a Mare in the region today Trademarks studied medicine in Siena and Rome, where he was supported by Modestino Cassini, the personal physician of Emperor Maximilian II (1527-1576), . Later, Bacci was the personal physician of Pope Sixtus V (1521-1590). That he recommended particularly the wines of Liguria , which he ascribed almost magical powers of which he said, "that this could even bring stones to blossom." He taught in Rome, botany and pharmacology, and has written numerous pharmacological and toxicological journals. In his major work naturgeschichtlichem "De Historia Naturalis Vinorum" he described the Italian wines of the time from many regions. From his home brands, he reported that the Carthaginian general Hannibal (247-183 BC) against Rome in the train of his army, the dull horse with the tasting of a large amount Conero (now DOC Rosso Conero have healed). He also praised the excellent wines of Abruzzo and known Sardinia as an "island of wines".
One already from the Greek historian Strabo (63 BC to 28 AD) mentioned wine from the village Cirella (today's region Calabria ), He praises with exuberant words. "Not far from the river in the village Cirella Lao is there are two kinds of wine in her bright and red. The first variety, the wine of Cirella is called, has taken the name Chiaretto (rosÃ©), because of his brilliance and his body, and he, in terms of clarity, could compete with gold. Among the other wines, it has the advantage that he is two or three years holds, and he deserves to be called a unique example of a erleseneren wine, and he is therefore considered also in the common tables and the restaurant owners as common, is extremely pleasing to the palate and stomach, slipping quickly into the first vein and up into the kidneys, it is very nutritious, produces good, thin blood, the remains of the body fluids into their natural channels, is sweat and urine drifting, and sells kidney gravel. He does not rise to the head, but rather stimulates the senses and drives the spirit of the Old and in the spirit of the drowsy miraculously to be profound speculation. He cheers the heart and soul. "