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Red wine 2004 Peloponnisiakos Topikos Oinos/Πελοποννησιακός Τοπικός Οίνος Red Rock/Κοκκινόβραχος, Peloponnese / Πελοπóννησος, Greece

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #KR155406

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 May 2007

In the south of the mainland of Greece located peninsula with around 21,000 km² (modern Morea); the name means "island of the Pelops" after a mythological figure. It is completely separated from the mainland by the artificial canal of Corinth, which was artificially created in 1893 and over six kilometers long. Here are the strongholds of ancient culture such as Epidaurus, Mistra, Mycenae, Olympia (the location of the ancient Olympic Games) and Sparta. Already in the antiquity there was a flourishing wine culture here. The port city lies at the southwest tip Monemvasia, which in the Middle Ages was a famous hub for sweet...

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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