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Red wine 2005 D.O. La Mancha "Finca Los Azares" Petit Verdot, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 25.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #Ay-L5280

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 26 August 2008

Historic landscape in the center Spain, geographically known as Castilla-La Mancha (Castilla-La Mancha) and formerly as Castile-La Nueva. The region is just under 80,000 square kilometers to the north Castile and Leon (Old Castile) and the southern Andalusia the third largest in Spain. La Mancha and the region to the west Extremadura count to the huge plateau landscape Meseta, It became famous mainly through the writer Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) and his novel "Don Quixote de la Mancha". In the huge plain with the typical windmills there are extreme climatic conditions with frosty winters below 20 ° C minus...

The red variety comes from France, The name "Kleiner Grünling" refers to the high proportion of acidity in the grapes, which are often too poorly matured because of the long maturation period. Synonyms are Bouton, Carmelin, Herrant, Lambrusquet, Lambrusquet Noir, Digest, Verdot and Verdot Petit. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Fer (Herrant) or Big Verdot be confused. The variety was first mentioned in 1736 together with the despite name similarity very different Gros Verdot. According to DNA analysis Both seem to be from Wild vines descend...

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