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White wine 2016 Jurancon AOC "Cuvée Jean", South-west France, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #DoLat-L9014

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 22 March 2020

The appellation lies in the forerunners of the Pyrenees in the southwest of the region Southwest France, It is partly congruent with the appellation Béarn, There was probably viticulture here around 2,000 years ago, as suggested by Roman mosaics from this period. Already in the 14th century a decision by the parliament of Navarra the vineyards of this area are defined as special vineyards (crus). At that time, among other things, it was also prohibited to import foreign wines. This can be understood as one of the first attempts at classification or a protected designation of origin. Incidentally, Jurançon was one of the first French areas...

The white grape comes from France. Synonyms are Escriberou, Mansein Blanc, Manseing, Mansenc Blanc, Mansenc Grisroux, Manseng Blanc, Manseng Petit Blanc, Mansengou, Mansic, Mansin, Mausec, Miot ( France ); Ichiriota Zuria Tipia, Izkiriot Ttipi, Iskiriota Zuri Tipia, ( Spain ). The very old variety was first mentioned in Jurançon in 1562 by a wine, namely "vinhe mansengue", but it was not until 1783 that a text between the two varieties Petit Manseng (with small berries) and Gros Manseng (with large berries) distinguished. The French ampelographer Pierre Galet (1921-2019) had great in 1990 morphological Similarities were found...

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