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Red wine 2014 Cahors AOC La Chapelle du Clos, South-west France, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #L17318

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 February 2019

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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