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Viña Extremeña, S.A.
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Red wine 2002 V.T. Extremadura Corte Real Platinum, Extremadura, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #Ext-179156

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 21 July 2010

One of the 17 autonomous regions of Spain, which is one of the oldest wine regions in the world. Shortly before the turn of the century, the Romans settled on the banks of the River Guadiana and founded the city of Emerita Augusta, today's Mérida. Among them, there was a first major flowering in viticulture. In the 13th century, the area was a hotly contested buffer zone between Christian and Moorish Spain. Under Moorish influence, viticulture declined, but reached a climax again in the 17th century. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries it was predominantly emigrants from Extremadura who conquered Central and South America as Conquistadores, especially Hernán Cortés...

The red grape variety comes from France. There are around 60 Synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kabin Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite ( Bulgaria. Moldova. Russia ); Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne ( France ); Bordo ( Romania ); Bordeaux ( Switzerland ); Burdeo's Tinto ( Peru. Spain ); Cab United States ).

Cabernet Sauvignon - grape and leaf

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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.

Merlot - grape and leaf

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