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Brolio - Barone Ricasoli SpA Agricola
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Red wine 2001 Chianti Classico DOCG, "Castello di Brolio", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #BR-L-MFC9

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 18 January 2007

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Tuscany, This compared to the "normal" Chianti a level higher wine comes from the classic, dating back to 1716 from the Medici family coming Grand Duke Cosimo III. (1642-1723) defined zone, which was then much smaller. In 1932, other areas or communities were added and completed the current area. The very wooded area covers 70,000 hectares, but only 7,000 hectares are used for viticulture. The suburbs of Florence are in the north, the Chianti mountains in the east, the rivers Pesa and Elsa in the west and Siena in the south the border. The round 70 kilometer wine route "Via Chiantigiana" connects the two...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, There are more than 80 synonyms attesting 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, Nero, Nerello Campotu, Niella, Nielluccio, 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 Grosso,...

The red variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (Merle) derived because these birds like to snack on the very ripe berries. 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 testify to the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlot, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Semillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

Merlot - grape and leaf

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The red grape variety comes from France. There are around 60 Synonyms; some are grouped alphabetically by country are Sovinjon, Kabiny Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite ( Bulgaria. Moldova. Russia ); Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne ( France ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Burdeo's Tinto ( Peru. Spain ); Cab United States ).

Cabernet Sauvignon - grape and leaf

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