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Red wine 2002 Beaujolais-Villages AOC Quintessence du Gamay, Beaujolais, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Gamay.
Registration number : #DN84533

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 February 2006

France is opposite Greece and Italy a relatively young wine-growing country. The first vines brought in the 6th century BC. The Greeks who founded Massalia (Latin Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At that time, the country, which was later called the Gaul by the Romans Celts inhabited. A lively trade developed and the Greeks met the demand. When they immigrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French people had been consuming wine for a long time before they even started to grow them on a larger scale. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44...

The red grape variety comes from France, The full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc because of its almost white flesh, to distinguish it from red-fleshed Gamay varieties. There are around 150 Synonyms, some of which are Beaujolais, Bourguignon Noir, Caracairone, Gamai, Gamai Chatillon, Gamay Beaujolais, Gamay Charmont, Gamay d'Arcenant, Gamay d'Auvergne, Gamay de la Dôle, Gamay de Liverdun, Gamay de Saint-Romain, Gamay de Sainte -Foix, Gamay de Toul, Gamay de Vaux, Gamay d'Orléans, Gamay du Gâtinais, Gamay Labronde, Gamay Noir, Gamay Ovoïde, Gamay Précoce, Gamé, Gammé, Grosse Dôle, Liverdun Grand, Lyonnais, Melon Noir, Petit Bourguignon, Petit Gamay,...

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