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Red wine 2008 Montefalco Rosso DOC Riserva Arquata®, Umbria, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #Ad-L-60-2008

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 25 June 2014

DOC area for white wine and red wine in the Italian region Umbria, The zone comprises the entire eponymous municipality of Montefalco, as well as parts of the municipalities of Bevagna, Castel Ritaldi, Giano dell'Umbria and Gualdo Cattaneo in the province of Perugia. The Bianco is made from Grechetto Grechetto di Orvieto (50%), Trebbiano Toscano (20-35%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 30%) pressed. The Rosso (also called Riserva ) is made Sangiovese (60-70%), Sagrantino (10-15%), as well as other approved varieties (max. 30%) blended. The single variety Montefalco...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, There are over 80 synonyms that testify to the age and wide distribution, especially in the country of origin. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nerello, Nerello Nellielluccio, Niella Primaticcio, Prugnolo Dolce, Prugnolo Gentile, Puttanella, Sangiogheto, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo, Sangiovese dal Cannello Lungo di Predappio, Sangiovese di Lamole, Sangiovese di Romagna, Sangiovese Dolce, Sangiovese Elba, Sangiovese Sangiovese...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Sagrantino Rosso and Sagrantino di Montefalco. According to a no longer verifiable hypothesis, the variety was made by Byzantine monks in the Middle Ages Greece or by Franciscans from Asia Minor Umbria introduced. The name, which may be derived from “sacro” (holy), is also intended to indicate this. According to an undetectable hypothesis, it is said to be a descendant of Pliny the Elder (23-79) mentioned ancient grape Be "Itriola". The late-ripening vine is prone to the wrong people mildew, It produces dark ruby red, tannin-rich red wines with...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (merle) because these birds like to snack on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. The name can also be an allusion to the black-blue color of the berries similar to the bird. There are over 60 Synonyms which attest to the worldwide spread. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blauer Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blau, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Sémillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

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