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Château de Montfaucon

Red wine 2016 Lirac AOC "Baron Louis", Rhône, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 16.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #ChdM-L19/142

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 13 December, 2019

AOC area for red, rosé and white wines in the southern section of the Rhône in the south of France. It is an ancient wine-growing region since more than 2,000 years. In the 16th century, remarkable wine was produced here and shipped from the port of Roquemaure to Paris, England and Holland. The origin was certified by the magistrate officials by order of Louis XIV by burning "C d R" on the barrels. The area was one of the first to be struck by phylloxera in 1863, when a château owner imported vines from North America. Famous wine lovers were the Popes John XXII (1244-1334), Clement V (1264-1314), as well as the French kings Heinrich IV.Henry...

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 for the Cinsaut grape variety; see there.

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

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