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Red wine 2015 Alto Mincio IGT "Montevolpe Rosso", Lombardy, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 9.80 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Tonneau
Varieties: Cabernet 40%,
Merlot 40%,
Corvina 20%.
Registration number : #Bert-362077

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 17 April 2019

The Italian Region with the capital Milano (Milan) lies in the very north of the boot and borders on the Switzerland, The viticulture here goes on Etruscan, Venetians, Ligurians and Romans back. The poet born in Mantua bze. Classics of Latin school reading Virgil (70-19 BC) reports of "rivers, lakes, olive trees, vines and golden grain fields" in his homeland. He probably meant the hills around Lake Garda, The large Po area is mainly used for agriculture and livestock farming.

The vineyards cover 22,500 hectares of vineyards. The best wine growing areas are mainly in the large area of the Lago di Como, Lago di Garda and Lago...

Often used but not clear short name for the two red grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, Although these are closely related (the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon are Cabernet Franc x Sauvignon Blanc), it is not always clear which one is meant. In Northern Italy in particular, it is not clear with some DOC wines which variety or composition is included. As a rule, however, Cabernet Sauvignon is meant, especially because it is simply more common. Cabernet is also confusingly synonymous with the grape variety Béquignol Noir,

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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