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Red wine 2010 D.O.Q Priorat Terra d'hom, Cataluña (Catalunya), Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #CCA-L.1/2010

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 12 September 2016

The DOCa area (Catalan priory) in the middle of the province Tarragona in the Spanish region Catalonia is named after the Priorato de Scala Dei monastery (priory of the leaders). According to legend, a shepherd boy saw angels descending on a “ladder to heaven” in the mid-12th century. Thereupon founded Carthusian monks in 1163 the monastery named after this event. The wine is made by the Franciscan monk Francisc Eiximenis (1340-1409) mentioned in his work "Lo Crestia". He describes the "decent wine drinking" and advises to mix the strong wine from the priory with water. The Priorato was one of the most important...

Synonymous with the grape varieties Cinsault and mazuelo (also Samsó Crusillo); look there.

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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The red grape variety comes from France. There are over 80 Synonyms that testify to old age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical perspective, or still used today, are Hermitage, Shiraz ( Australia ), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac ( France ); Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo ( Italy ); Shiraz ( South Africa ); Zizak ( Montenegro ). Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological It must not be...

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