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Lamothe-Bergeron (Chateau)
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Red wine 2011 Haut-Medoc AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LB-LLB11.20

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 5 May 2016

The southern part of the French area Médoc, which is also defined as a separate appellation with 5,200 hectares of vineyards (the northern part is called Bas-Médoc). Six famous locations form their own community appeals within Haut-Médoc. these are Margaux. Moulis. Listrac-Médoc. Pauillac. Saint-Estèphe and Saint-Julien,


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Changes from the original by Norbert Tischelmayer 2017

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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