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Château Haut Selve
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Red wine 2012 Graves AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #HS-LHSR07-14

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 May 2015

The Graves area in the region Bordeaux is an ancient wine-growing region. The Roman vineyards and the Roman author established it here as early as the 1st century Columella (1st century AD) wrote enthusiastically about the aging wines. Around the year 1300, the Archbishop of Bordeaux (later Pope Clement V) founded a winery that was named Château Pape-Clement still exists today. The fame of Bordeaux was co-founded by the wines from Graves. The area under vines was around 10,000 hectares at the end of the 19th century, but many vineyards have been lost to the growth of the city of Bordeaux over the past hundred years. Even today,...

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 around 60 Synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne 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, Vidignonne, Vidure France ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Burdeos Tinto ( Peru. Spain ); Cab ( United States ).

Cabernet Sauvignon - grape and leaf

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