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Red wine 2006 Eger dry Egri Bikavér Superior "reneszánsz", Nordosten, Hungary

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #GLP168770

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 24 November 2008

The wine region is in the northeast Hungary near the border with Slovakia, Tokaj-Hegyalja, the area of the Tokay, It has a 1,000-year history of viticulture. There was a brief interruption due to the almost 100-year-old Turkish occupation from 1596. Eger is named after the town of the same name (Erlau) at the foot of the Bükk Mountains. There are extensive cellar facilities under the city. The area is mainly known for the red wine Erlauer bull's blood (Egri Bikavér) became famous. The vineyards on volcanic tuff soils cover around 6,000 hectares of vines in 20 communities. Eger is one of the driest and coolest wine growing areas with...

Synonymous with the grape variety Blaufränkisch; look there.

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 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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