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Cave de Rasteau

Red wine 2017 Rasteau AOC Tradition, Rhône, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #246090

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 21 February, 2019

Area named after the commune of the same name in the southern part of the Rhône wine region. The vineyards cover some 900 hectares of vines, mainly in the commune of Rasteau, but also to some extent in the communes of Cairanne and Sablet in the Département of Vaucluse. In terms of classification, a distinction must be made between red wines (AOC and Cru only since the 2009 vintage), white wines and rosé wines (both are marketed as Côtes du Rhône-Villages) and Vin doux naturel (AOC since 1944). The climate is Mediterranean, the often occurring mistral leads to a sensitive...

See under Garnacha.

The red grape variety comes from France. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical point of view, or still used today are Hermitage, Shiraz(Australia), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac(France) Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo (Italy); Shiraz(South Africa); Zizak(Montenegro). Although it appears to have synonyms or morphological similarities, it...

Synonym (also Morvede, Mourvede, Mourvèdre Gris, Mourvedre Mataro, Mourvegue, Mourvièdre, Murviedro) for the grape variety Monastrell; see there

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