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Château La Casenove
Winery Wines

White wine 2013 Côtes Catalanes IGP Les Clares Petites, Roussillon, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #LC226700

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 17 November, 2014

The wine-growing region lies deep in the south of France and is the southern part of the vast area of Languedoc-Roussillon (see the history there). The first muscatel grapes were cultivated here, which were used as the basis for the famous, fortified sweet wines. The famous doctor and scholar Arnaldus de Villanova (1240-1311) is considered the inventor of what is today called Vin doux naturel. Although they are also produced in Languedoc to the north-east, Roussillon accounts for around 90%. For four centuries it was part of the kingdom of Mallorca and only came to France in 1659. The...

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