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Red wine 2009 Cahors AOC, South-west France, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #CTr-L.1-CT

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 28 May 2013

The appellation is after the eponymous capital of the Lot department in Southwest France named. The vineyards with around 4,500 hectares of vineyards are located on both banks of the River Lot, northwest of Gaillac, The wine region is one of the oldest and most famous in France. The Celts (Gauls) were already here in the 6th century BC. Chr wooden barrels ago. Under emperor Domitian (51-96) wine was grown here by the Romans. In the 13th century, the Cahors wine was exported to England and gained an excellent reputation there as a "black wine". In Cahors the later Pope John XII. (1244-1334) was born and there was a university...

Synonymous (also Malbec à Queue Rouge, Malbech, Malbeck, Malbek) for the grape variety Cot; look there.

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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The red grape variety comes from France. Synonyms are Bordelais Noir, Madiran, Madiron, Mouston, Moustron, Moustrou, Moustroun, Tanat, Tannat Gris, Tannat Noir, Tannat Noir Male ( France ); Bordelez Beltza ( Spain ); Harriague ( Uruguay ). It was first mentioned in 1783 under the name Tanat in the probably exact area of origin Hautes-Pyrénées. According to 2009 DNA analysis there may be one Parent-offspring relationship with the variety Manseng Noir, as well as relationships to the varieties Baroque. Courbu Blanc. Lauzet and Petit CourbuPetit...

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