Molise is a small mountainous region in south-central Italy. As a wine region, it's been overshadowed by its neighbor Abruzzo, of which it was politically a part until 1963. Despite its small size, the region provides favorable feature for quality wine production: hillside vineyards with excellent exposure, morainic and calcareous soils and proximity to the sea. Several grape varieties are grown in this region: including Aglianico, Cabernet Sauvignon, Montepulciano, Chardonnay, Falanghina, Trebbiano and the native Tintilia. Molise has 3 DOC label: Biferno, Pentro di Isernia and Molise del Molise, all produced in red, white and rosè version.