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Château Siaurac
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Red wine 2012 Pomerol AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New and used barrique
Registration number : #Si-L34

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 15 August 2016

The appellation, named after the municipality of the same name, lies east of the small town Libourne in the Haut-Médoc on the right bank of the Gironde in the region Bordeaux, The vineyards cover around 800 hectares of vineyards. To the north, the area is crossed by the Barbanne River from the appellation Lalande de Pomerol demarcated. The area is to the east Saint-Emilion, The name comes from the Latin "pomarium" (orchard). Even the Romans were involved in viticulture here. Due to the devastation in the Hundred Years' War (1338-1453) between the English and French, viticulture was...

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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