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Red wine 2006 V.T. Mallorca Negre, Balearic islands, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #FSB-L:A91

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 9 October 2012

Spain is a group of islands in the western Mediterranean Sea with a land area of over 5,000 km². The history of the Balearic Islands has always been strongly connected with the region of Catalonia, that is why Catalan is spoken there today (besides Castilian). Many places got Catalan names again after the Franco-rule from the middle of the 1970ies. The centre with Mallorca is located approximately 260 kilometres at the east of the Spanish mainland at the height of Valencia. The five main islands are Mallorca, Menorca, Cabrera, Ibiza and Formentera. There are also 146 uninhabited islands. Politically, the Balearic Islands are divided into the two provinces of...

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. There are around 60 Synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kaberne 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, Vidignonne, Vidure France ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Burdeos Tinto ( Peru. Spain ); Cab ( United States ).

Cabernet Sauvignon - grape and leaf

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The red variety comes from the island of Mallorca ( Spain ). Synonyms are Cabelis, Mantonegro and Mantuo Negro. According to in 2012 DNA analysis is from a natural cross between the varieties Sabaté x, which also come from Mallorca but are no longer cultivated Callet Cas Concos emerged. According to the biologist Dr. José Vouillamoz to only 20, i.e. too few DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). In any case, it is not a color mutation of the variety Chelva (with the synonym Mantúo). The medium to late ripening vine is relatively resistant to both mildews but prone to...

The red variety comes from the island of Mallorca ( Spain ); after a dialect, the name means "black". According to in 2011 DNA analysis is from a probably natural cross between the varieties also from Mallorca Callet Cas Concos x Fogoneu emerged. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The late ripening vine is resistant to drought and generally against diseases, but prone to sour rot, It produces light red, rustic red wines with moderate acidity and moderate alcohol and earthy Aroma. The variety is on the Balearic Island...

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