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Red wine 2015 Chianti DOCG Riserva, Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Registration number : #CdO-L08518

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 3 December 2018

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Tuscany, If you have ten people for the most famous wine Italy asks, you probably get the answer "Chianti" from at least eight. The wine is named after the hilly landscape between Florence and Siena. Presumably, the name is from the name of a Etruscan Family emerged. The first mention of a Chianti wine dates from 1404, when a Kaufman from Prato named Francesco Datini bought a white wine in Vignamaggio. Originally Chianti was only for the areas around Radda, Gaiole and Castellina in the province of Siena in the south of today Chianti Classico area, The feudal lords of the Chianti...

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,...

Synonym (also Colore) for the grape varieties abrusco and Colorino del Valdarno; look there.

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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