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Red wine 2016 Alto Mincio IGT "Rosso del Chino", Lombardy, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 6.80 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Variety: Merlot.
Registration number : #Bert-362073

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...

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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