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White wine 2018 "Belles du Sud - Blanc de blancs", Vin de France, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 9%
Price: 8.90 €
Bottle closue: Glass
Registration number : #DA-L9025

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 2 September 2019

France is opposite Greece and Italy a relatively young wine-growing country. The first vines brought in the 6th century BC. The Greeks who founded Massalia (Latin Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At that time, the country, which was later called the Gaul by the Romans Celts inhabited. A lively trade developed and the Greeks met the demand. When they immigrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French people had been consuming wine for a long time before they even started to grow them on a larger scale. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar (100-44...

Synonymous with the grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon; look there.

The white grape comes from France. The name derives from "Colombe" (dove) and refers to the gray color of the berries. Synonyms alphabetically grouped by country are Bardero, Blanc Emery, Bon Blanc, Chabrier Vert, Charbrier Vert, Colombar, Colombeau, Colombie, Colombier, Coulombier, Cubzadais, Donne Rousse, Donne Verte, Gros Blanc Doux, Gros Blanc Roux, Guenille, Martin Cot , Queue Tendre, Queue Verte, Tourterelle ( France ); French Colombard, West's White Prolific ( California ); Colombar ( South Africa ).

Colombard - grape and leaf

It was first mentioned at the beginning of the 18th century under the name Colombar. Despite apparently indicative synonyms or...

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