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Red wine 2003 Graves de Vayres AOC Cuvée Elisée, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #PB-LCE031

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 30 November 2006
Named after the historic city of Vayres, the appellation is located in the north of the large area Entre-deux-Mers (Bordeaux). It has nothing to do with the area Graves to do. The area covers 600 hectares of vineyards on gravelly and sandy soil on the left bank of the Dordogne, It applies to dry and sweet white wines from Sémillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Merlot Blanc, as well as for dry red wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Carmenère, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot.

The red grape 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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The red grape variety comes from France. There are around 60 Synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kabin 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, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne ( France ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Burdeo's Tinto ( Peru. Spain ); Cab United States ).

Cabernet Sauvignon - grape and leaf

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