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Red wine 2007 Alto Adige DOC ANTICUS Baron Salvadori, Alto Adige, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: small oak barrel
Variety: Merlot.
Registration number : #NME179703

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 23 July 2010
Editor note: Fairly mature nose, preserved forest berries, medicinal herbs and old oak. Polished preserved berry fruit on the palate, some tart red currants and herbaceous notes, hint of chocolate, slightly bitter notes, mineral traces, quite full-bodied, good finish.

DOC area (also South Tyrol, Italian Alto Adige or dell'Alto Adige) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian wine sector South-Tirol, There are six sub-zones, which are considered separate DOC areas and under this name do not cover the entire product range, but only certain types of wine. these are Bozner Leiten (Italian Colli di Bolzano), Eisacktaler (Valle Isarco), Merano hills (Meranese di Collina), St. Magdalener (Santa Maddalena), Terlaner (Terlano) and vinschgau (Valle Venosta). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, all wines can Vigna...

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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