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Red wine 2011 Reserve dry Cuvée Heideboden, Burgenland, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Registration number : #LE2824/13

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Good (83 WP)
Last reviewed: 10 April 2014
Editor note: Translate to English Herber Duft nach schwarzen Beeren und Sauerkirschen mit an Heilkräuter erinnernden Aromen und einer Spur Lakritz. Etwas säuerliche Frucht im Mund, leicht pflanzliche und nussige Töne, ein wenig trocknendes Tannin und leichter Säurebiss, nicht allzu tief, getrocknet-pflanzliche Töne, ordentlicher bis guter Abgang.

The province of Burgenland with the capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia in the north, Hungary in the east, Slovenia in the south for a few kilometres and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria in the west. Wine-growing has been of great importance here for at least two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the regional variation of the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534)'s saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (You cannot live outside Pannonia; if you can live, you cannot live like here)....

The red grape variety ( breeding number Klosterneuburg 181-2-71) is a new breed between St. Laurent x Blaufränkisch (which happened through in 1997 DNA analysis has been confirmed). Synonyms are Blue Zweigeltrebe, Blauer Zweigelt, Cvaigelt, Cveigelt, Klosterneuburg 71, Rotburger, Semenac Cerni 71, Zweigelt 71, Zweigeltrebe and Zwiegel. The cross was made in 1922 by Dr. Fritz Zweigelt (1888-1964) on Klosterneuburg Wine Institute (Lower Austria), which gave it the name Rotburger. It was not until 1975 that she received the Qualitätswein-RebsortenQuality wine grape...

The red grape variety comes from historic Lower Styria (Austria-Hungary) in today's northeast Slovenia. There are around 120 Synonyms that indicate old age and widespread use. Some of them, grouped alphabetically by country, are Gamé ( Bulgaria ); Blauer Lemberger, Blauer Limberger, Blaufranchis, Hartig 353, Lemberger, Limberger ( Germany ); Franconia Bleu, Franconia Noir, Franconim Noir, Limberger Noir, Limberqer ( France ); Franconia, Franconia Nera, Franconia Nero ( Italy ); Borgonja, Frankovka, Frankovka Cerna, Frankovka Crna, Frankovka Modrá ( Croatia ); Burgundy, Early Black, Early Black, Great...

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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