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Red wine 2009 D.O. La Mancha Crianza Coleccion Familiar, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #Vih-LBM-3-09

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 May 2012

Historic landscape in the center Spain, geographically known as Castilla-La Mancha (Castilla-La Mancha) and formerly as Castilla la Nueva. The region is just under 80,000 square kilometers to the north Castile and Leon (Old Castile) and the southern Andalusia the third largest in Spain. La Mancha and the region to the west Extremadura count to the huge plateau landscape Meseta, It became famous mainly through the writer Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) and his novel "Don Quixote de la Mancha". In the huge plain with the typical windmills there are extreme climatic conditions with frosty winters below 20 ° C minus...

The red grape variety comes from France, The name is probably from the French word for blackbird (Merle) derived, because these birds like to snack on the very ripe berries. 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 testify to the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlot, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc, Semillon Rouge, Vidal and Vitraille.

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