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Red wine 2016 Ventoux AOC Vieilles Vignes "Orca", Rhône, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #Marr-L18100

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 July 2018

The appellation, named after the 1,912 metre high Mont Ventoux, is located in the southern part of the Rhône wine region. Until the 2008 vintage, the appellation was called Côtes du Ventoux (the reason for the renaming is to make it clearer to the consumer). In 1951, the area was elevated to VDQS and finally to AOC in 1973. The vineyards cover some 7,700 hectares of vineyards in 51 communes on the left bank of the Rhône in the Département of Vaucluse between Vaison-la-Romaine in the north and Apt in the south. Viticulture already existed here in the first century BC, as evidenced by excavations near Mazan. In the Middle Ages, the quality standard was raised by...

Synonymous with the grape variety Garnacha Tinta; look there.
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