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Clos de Trias

Red wine 2013 Ventoux AOC, Rhône, France

Type: Red wine
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #CldT-L06-07-2018

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 2 October, 2018

The appellation named after the 1,912-metre-high Mont Ventoux is located in the southern part of the Rhône wine-growing region. Until the 2008 vintage, the appellation was called Côtes du Ventoux (the reason for the renaming is to make it more clearly identifiable for the consumer). In 1951, the area was elevated to VDQS and finally to AOC in 1973. The vineyards cover some 7,700 hectares of vineyards in 51 communes on the left bank of the Rhône in the Département of Vaucluse between Vaison-la-Romaine in the north and Apt in the south. Viticulture already existed here in the first century BC, as evidenced by excavations near Mazan. In the Middle Ages, the...

Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Tinta; see there.

The red grape variety comes from France. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical point of view, or still used today are Hermitage, Shiraz(Australia), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac(France) Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo (Italy); Shiraz(South Africa); Zizak(Montenegro). Although it appears to have synonyms or morphological similarities, it...

Synonym for the Cinsaut grape variety; see there.
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