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Red wine 2006 Maremma Toscana IGT "poggio bestiale", Tuscany, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #FM164178

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Last reviewed: 9 June 2008

The region with the capital Florence is in the center Italy on the Ligurian coast; also the third largest Italian island Elba is one of them. It borders in the north Liguria and Emilia-Romagna, in the east Brands and Umbria and in the south Lazio, Next to the Piedmont Tuscany is probably the most famous Italian wine-growing region and one of the most beautiful areas in the country. They built here long before the Romans Etruscan Wine, making it one of the oldest wine-growing regions in Europe. In ancient times, the area formed the land of Etruria, named after the ancient...

Often used but not clear short name for the two red grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, Although these are closely related (the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon are Cabernet Franc x Sauvignon Blanc), it is not always clear which one is meant. In Northern Italy in particular, it is not clear with some DOC wines which variety or composition is included. As a rule, however, Cabernet Sauvignon is meant, especially because it is simply more common. Cabernet is also confusingly synonymous with the grape variety Béquignol Noir,

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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