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Cantina Cooperativa del Morellino di Scansano
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Red wine 2008 Morellino di Scansano DOCG Roggiano, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless steel and used barriques
Registration number : #CCMS-L110307

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 16 June 2011

DOCG area for red wine in the countryside Maremma in the Italian region Tuscany, It was highly classified in 2006. The zone includes the hills between the rivers Ombrone and Albegna with the municipality of Scansano, as well as parts of Campagnatico, Grosseto, Magliano in Toscana, Manciano, Roccalbegna and Semproniano in the province of Grosseto. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name. The wine is made from Morellino Sangiovese (85%) and other approved varieties (max. 15%). The alcohol content must be at least 12.5% vol. With 26 months of maturation, at least 12 in wooden...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its age and wide distribution, especially in Italy. Some are Brunelletto, Brunello, Cacchiano, Calabrese, Cardisco, Cassano, Cordisio, Chiantino, Corinto Negro, Guarnacciola, Ingannacane, Lambrusco Mendoza, Lacrima, Liliano, Montepulciano Primaticcio, Morellino, Morellino di Scansano, Negrello, Nerello, 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...

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.

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