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Azienda Agricola Bertagna
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Red wine 2016 Alto Mincio IGT "Rosso del Chino", Lombardy, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 6.80 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Variety: Merlot.
Registration number : #Bert-362073

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 17 April, 2019

The Italian region with the capital Milano (Milan) is located in the very north of the boot and borders on Switzerland. The viticulture here goes back to the Etruscans, Venitians, Ligurians and Romans. The Mantua-born poet bze. classic of Latin school reading Vergil (70-19 BC) tells of "rivers, lakes, olive trees, vines and golden grain fields" in his homeland. He probably meant the hills around Lake Garda. The extensive Po plain is mainly used for agriculture and animal husbandry.

The vineyards cover 22,500 hectares of vines. The best wine-growing areas are mainly located in the large area of the lakes Lago di Como, Lago di...

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to nibble on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. However, the name can also be an allusion to the black-blue colouring of the berries similar to that of the bird. There are more than 60 synonyms, which testify the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Begney, Bigney, Bigney Rouge, Bini, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Cabernet del Cleto, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Crabutet Noir Merlau, Hebigney, Higney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni,...

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