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Château Moutte Blanc
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Red wine 2016 Bordeaux Superieur AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 15.20 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #CMB-L.16B1

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 22 May, 2019
A large part of the wines in the French region of Bordeaux are produced under the comprehensive appellation designation "Bordeaux" (alcohol content of at least 10% vol. for red wine, 10.5% vol. for white wine) or "Bordeaux-Supérieur" (higher alcohol content with at least 10.5% vol. for red wine and 11.5% vol. for white wine). This applies to all wines that come from the official Bordeaux region but do not have a defined place name. They must comply with all AC rules regarding grape varieties, yield, vinification etc. according to the region of origin and are also controlled.

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to nibble on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. However, the name can also be an allusion to the black-blue colouring of the berries similar to that of the bird. There are more than 60 synonyms, which testify the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Begney, Bigney, Bigney Rouge, Bini, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Cabernet del Cleto, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Crabutet Noir Merlau, Hebigney, Higney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni,...

The red grape variety comes from France. There are about 60 synonyms; some alphabetically grouped by country are Kaberne Sovinjon, Kaberne Sovinyon, Lafit, Lafite(Bulgaria, Moldavia, Russia) Bidure, Bouchet, Bouchet Sauvignon, Breton, Cabernet Petit, Carbonet, Carbouet, Carmenet, Epicier Noir, Marchoupet, Navarre, Petit Bouchet, Petit Bouschet, Petit Cabernet, Petit Cavernet Sauvignon, Petite Vidure, Sauvignon, Sauvignonne, Vidure, Vidure Sauvignonne(France); Bordo(Romania); Bordeaux(Switzerland); Burdeos Tinto(Peru, Spain); Cab(USA).

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The red grape variety comes from France. The name "Kleiner Grünling" refers to the high acidity of the grapes, which are often not fully ripened due to the long ripening period. Synonyms are Bouton, Carmelin, Herrant, Lambrusquet, Lambrusquet Noir, Verdau, Verdot and Verdot Petit. It must not be confused with the varieties Fer (Herrant) or Gros Verdot, despite the fact that synonyms or morphological similarities seem to indicate this. The variety was first mentioned in 1736 together with Gros Verdot, which is very different despite the similarity in name. According to DNA analyses, both seem to be descended from...

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