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Rotwein 2019 D.O. Abona "Pagos de Reverón - Tinto Joven", Canary islands, Spain

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 13.90 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #BR-LA190634611

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Last reviewed: 29 March, 2020

DO area on the Spanish island of Tenerife; see under Canary Islands

The Canary Islands (Spanish: Canarias), a group of islands belonging to Spain and covering about 7,500 km², are located in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of Africa. That is 1,100 km from mainland Spain, but the easternmost island, Lanzarote, is only 100 kilometres from Africa(Morocco). When the Romans landed on the island of Fuerteventura in ancient times, they found numerous packs of wild dogs, so they named the island "Insula Canaria" (Island of Dogs). In 1402, a Spanish ship landed on Gran Canaria and found the original Guanche population there, living as they did in the Stone Age. The Spaniards and Portuguese brought...

Viticulture in Spain has an ancient tradition, as vines were cultivated here at least 5,000 years ago. The Phoenicians founded the city of Gadir (Cádiz) around 1100 BC and traded heavily in wine in the Mediterranean region. The first flowering occurred in 200 BC, because the Romans loved the wine from Baetica (Andalusia). Development was halted by the Moorish invasion in 711. For religious reasons, the Muslims cleared large parts of the vineyards or only allowed the production of sultanas. They brought with them the art of distillation, which was not used for alcoholic beverages, however, but for essential oils, as...

The red grape variety comes from the Canary Islands(Spain). Synonyms are Almuñeco, Forastera Negra, Icod de Los Vinos, Listán Morado, Muneco Negro, Negra Común, Negra Gruesa, Negra Mulate, Negro Común, Negro Morcillo and Negro Muelle. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2018, it is the result of a presumably natural cross between the red Mollar Cano (Negra Mulate) x the white Palomino (Listán Blanco). However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see molecular genetics). In spite of apparently indicative synonyms or morphological or name similarities, it...

The red grape variety originates from Spain. More than 80 synonyms attest to the vine's great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country, are Malvasia Nera, Malvasia Nera di Lecce, Negretto, Santo Stefano (Italy); Valdepeñas (California); Aragón, Aragones, Aragonez, Aragonez da Ferra, Aragonez de Elvas, Arinto Tinto, Olho de Lebre, Roriz, Tinta Aragonez, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Santiago (Portugal); Albillo Negro, Aldepenas, Arauxa, Arganda, Botón de Gallo, Castellana, Cencibal, Cencibel, Cencibera, Chinchillana, Chinchillano, Chinchilyano, Cupani, De Por Aca, Escobera, Grenache de Logrono,...

Synonym for the grape varieties Rufete and Tempranillo; see there.

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