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Château Tour de Cluchon - Grands Châteaux de France

Red wine 2006 Graves AOC, Bordeaux, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Registration number : #GCF-L.GR06CTC

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 June, 2016

The Graves area in the Bordeaux region is an ancient wine region. The Romans planted vineyards here as early as the 1st century and the Roman author Columella (1st century AD) wrote enthusiastically about the wines that could age. Around 1300, the Archbishop of Bordeaux (later Pope Clement V) founded a winery which still exists today under the name of Château Pape-Clément. The fame of Bordeaux was co-founded by the wines from Graves. At the end of the 19th century, the area under vines was still about 10,000 hectares, but in the last hundred years many vineyards were lost due to the growth of the city of Bordeaux. But even today,...

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to eat the berries, which are very sweet 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, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc,...

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 either from France (Bordeaux) or from Spain (Basque Country = País Vasco). There are about 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country are Achéria, Ardounet, Arrouya, Bidure, Boubet, Bouchet Franc, Bouchet Saint-Émilion, Bouchy, Breton, Cabernet Aunis, Cabernet Francese, Cabernet Franc Noir, Cabernet Gris, Cabrunet, Capbreton Rouge, Carmenet, Couahort, Crouchen Negre, Crouchen Noir, Gros Bouchet, Gros Cabernet, Gros Vidure, Messanges Rouge, Morenoa Veron Bouchy, Noir Major, Plant Breton, Plant de l'Abbé Breton, Sable Rouge, Trouchet, Trouchet Noir, Véron,...

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