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Red wine 2016 Saint-Émilion Grand Cru AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 44.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large barrel
Registration number : #Nou-L16

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 10 February 2020

The Bordeaux region counts Burgundy arguably one of the best-known French wine-growing regions, both of which are fighting for the first place of the qualitatively "best wines". The city of the same name is the capital of the department Gironde with the mouth funnel of the same name in the southwest France and is described as one of the most beautiful wine towns in the world. The Greek historian Strabo (63 BC-AD 28) writes that when he visited “Burdigala” around 20 AD he had not found any viticulture. But this is from his colleague Pliny not attested to the elder (23-79) a few decades later. This means that the Romans...

The red grape variety comes either from France (Bordeaux) or from Spain (Basque Country = País Vasco). There are around 80 Synonyms that testify to old age and worldwide distribution. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Achéria, Ardounet, Arrouya, Bidure, Boubet, Bouchet Franc, Bouchet Saint-Émilion, Bouchy, Breton, Cabernet Aunis, Cabernet Francese, Cabernet Franc Noir, Cabernet Gris, Cabrunet, Capbreton Rouge, Carmenet, Couahort , Crouchen Negre, Crouchen Noir, Gros Bouchet, Gros Cabernet, Grosse Vidure, Messanges Rouge, Morenoa Veron Bouchy, Noir Dur, Plant Breton, Plant de l'Abbé Breton, Sable Rouge, Trouchet, Trouchet Noir, Véron, Vidure, Vuidure (...

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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