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Château La Casenove
Winery Wines

Red wine 2001 Rivesaltes AOC, Roussillon, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 17%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Grenache.
Registration number : #LC151721

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 24 December, 2006
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,...

See under Garnacha.

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