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Château de La Négly

Red wine 2018 La Clape AOC "La Côte", Languedoc, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 10.75 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #CLN-L20125

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 16 June, 2020

The appellation is located in the southwest of the French wine region Languedoc. To the north is the AOC Terrasses du Larzac, to the southeast the AOC Corbières. It was classified as AOC in 2015 and belongs to the highest quality category "Crus du Languedoc". In ancient times, La Clape was an island off the Roman port of Narbo (Narbonne) on the Mediterranean coast, today it is the name of a mountain massif. In the Occitan language used here in the Middle Ages, La Clape means "cairn". The vineyards cover about a thousand hectares of vineyards at 200 metres above sea level on diverse soils of limestone, marl and reddish sandstone...

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

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...

See under Garnacha.

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