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Red wine 2014 V.T. Extremadura Diez Punto Doce, Extremadura, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #VdP-L-170715

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 17 May 2016

One of the 17 autonomous regions of Spain, which is one of the oldest wine-growing regions in the world. Shortly before the turn of the times, the Romans settled on the banks of the Guadiana River and founded the city of Emerita Augusta, today's Mérida. Among them there was a first big bloom in viticulture. In the 13th century, the area was a hotly contested buffer zone between Christian and Moorish Spain. Wine-growing declined under the Moorish influence, but reached a peak in the 17th century. In the 16th and 17th centuries it was primarily emigrants from Extremadura who conquered Central and South America as conquistadores, above all Hernán Cortés (1485-1547),...

The red grape variety comes from Spain. Over 80 Synonyms testify the old age and the wide spread. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Negretto, Santo Stefano ( Italy ); Valdepeñas ( California ); Aragón, Aragones, Aragonez, Aragonez da Ferra, Aragonez de Elvas, Arinto Tinto, Roriz, Tinta Aragonez, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Santiago ( Portugal ); Albillo Negro, Aldepenas, Arauxa, Arganda, Botón de Gallo, Castellana, Cencibel, Chinchillana, Chinchilyano, Escobera, Grenache de Logrono, Jacibiera, Jacivera, Negra de Mesa, Piñuela, Sensibel, Tempranilla, Tempranillo de la Rioja, Tempranillo de Perralillo Tempranillo de Rioja,...

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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