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Red wine 2004 Marche IGT Cardinal Minio, Marches, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Variety: Merlot.
Registration number : #Ca-L/01/06

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 26 June 2007

The region with the capital Ancona lies in the middle Italy on the Adriatic coast. Starting from the north, the regions border Emilia-Romagna. Tuscany. Umbria. Lazio and Abruzzo on. Already the Celts and later the Etruscan operated here viticulture. In the 3rd century BC BC, the Romans conquered the area. The Roman wine author Pliny the Elder (23-79) mentioned the antique wine Praetutium from Ancona. Allegedly, the Visigothic king Alaric (370-410) on the train against Rome his troops with the white wine Verdicchio strengthened. The...

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.

Merlot - grape and leaf

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