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Red wine 2014 D.O. Jumilla Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon Cepas Viejas, Murcia, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: new Barrique
Registration number: #HdC-L6342-5

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 9 July, 2018
The DO named after the city of the same name is located in the Spanish region of Murcia in the Levant. With 41,300 hectares of vineyards, Jumilla is one of the largest DO areas. The vineyards are situated at an altitude of 400 to 800 metres above sea level. Because of the sandy soils with lime as parent rock, this area was spared from phylloxera in the 19th century. Mainly red wines are produced from the main grape variety Monastrell (85% of the area under vines), Cencibel (Tempranillo), Garnacha (Grenache), Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. The white wines are produced from Airén, Macabeo and Merseguera. Traditionally, naturally sweet wines are also produced from...
Spanish region in the Levant; see there.

Wine-growing in Spain has an ancient tradition, as vines were already cultivated 3000 years before Christ. The Phoenicians founded the city of Gadir (Cádiz) around 1100 B.C. and carried on lively trade in wine in the Mediterranean. The first flourishing was in 200 B.C., because the Romans loved the wine from Baetica (Andalusia). The development was stopped by the invasion of the Moors in 711. For religious reasons the Muslims cleared large parts of the vineyards or only allowed the production of raisins. They brought with them the art of distillation, but this was not used for alcoholic drinks, but essential oils, as...

The red grape variety comes from Spain. The 100 or so synonyms testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important of these are grouped alphabetically by country (the other main names are in bold) Mataro(Australia, California); Balsac Noir, Balthazar, Balzac Noir, Balzar, Beausset, Bon Avis, Catalan, Clairette Noire, Damas Noir, Espagnen, Espar, Marseillais, Morvede, Mourvede, Mourvedon, Mourvèdre, Murviedro, Plant de Ledenon, Plant de Saint Gilles (France); Negria (Greece); Rossola Nera (Corsica); Alcallata, Alcayata, Alicante, Benada, Benadu, Bani Carlo, Berardi, Casca, Caymilari...

The red grape variety comes from France. There are about 60 synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are French Vine (Germany); Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite (Bulgaria, Moldavia, Russia) Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Castet, Enfin, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne, Vigne Dure (France); Bordo (Romania); Bordeaux (Switzerland); Burdeos Tinto (Peru,...

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