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Château Tour de Cluchon - Grands Châteaux de France
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Red wine 2006 Graves AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Registration number : #GCF-L.GR06CTC

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 June 2016

The area Graves in the region Bordeaux is an ancient winegrowing area. Already in the 1st century, the Romans established vineyards here and the Roman author Columella (1st century AD) wrote enthusiastically about the aging wines. Around the year 1300, the Archbishop of Bordeaux (later Pope Clement V) founded a vineyard under the name Château Pape-Clément still exists today. The glory of Bordeaux was co-founded by the wines of Graves. At the end of the 19th century, the area under vines was still about 10,000 hectares, but in the last hundred years many vineyards were lost to the growth of the city of Bordeaux. But even today...

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

It may,...

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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The red grape variety comes either from France (Bordeaux) or Spain (Basque Country = País Vasco). There are around 80 Synonyms that testify the old age and the worldwide distribution. The main alphabetical groups are Achéria, Ardounet, Arrouya, Bidure, Boubet, Bouchet Franc, Bouchet Saint-Emilion, Bouchy, Breton, Cabernet Aunis, Cabernet Francese, Cabernet Franc Noir, Cabernet Gris, Cabrunet, Capbreton Rouge, Carmenet, Couahort Crouch Noir, Crouch 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 ( France );...

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