Interesting the hypothesis of the origin of the name of the city of Bertinoro, seat of the famous Cru Albana Gentile di Bertinoro. It has been handed down that the daughter of the Emperor Visigoth Theodosius I, Aelia Galla Placidia, tasted the Albana in a small village in Romagna while crossing the border with Tuscany, probably going to Rome. The wine was served in a simple earthenware jug, but as soon as she had tasted it she was pleasantly surprised and exclaimed: “Not so humbly you should drink, but drink in gold, to pay homage to your sweetness”. From this exclamation the name of Bertinoro appears in the province of Forlì-Cesena and symbolic place which is perhaps the most famous Cru of Albana Romagna in the Region.
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