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Vin Doux Naturel - natural sweet wine (fortified) 1998 Rivesaltes AOC Ambre 15/10, Roussillon, France

Type: Vin Doux Naturel - natural sweet wine (fortified)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 16.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Varieties: Grénache blanc,
Macabeau.
Registration number : #LC151722

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 9 February, 2007
The appellation in the French region of Roussillon is named after the small town of Rivesaltes, north of Perpignan. It is geographically identical to the Muscat de Rivesaltes appellation and differs in terms of the authorised grape varieties. The vineyards cover around 14,000 hectares, making this the largest area for sweet, sprinkled Vin doux naturel. Of the approximately a dozen different VDN's in France (eight of which are in the Languedoc-Roussillon area), 50% of production is in the Rivesaltes. Compared to Muscat de Rivesaltes, a large number of grape varieties are permitted. The wine may be blended from Muscat Blanc,...
Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Blanca; see there.
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