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CVA Compania de Vinos del Atlantico
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Red wine 2013 V.T. de Cádiz Vara y Pulgar, Andalucía, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Price: 19.10 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: new Barrique
Registration number: #CVA-L:LC1

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Last reviewed: 28 September, 2018

The second largest of the 17 autonomous regions in the south of Spain (Spanish: Andalucía), comprising eight provinces. It is bordered to the east by the region of Murcia, and to the north by the regions of Extremadura and La Mancha. It is the oldest wine region in Spain, as the Phoenicians founded the port city of Gadir (today's Cádiz) as early as 1,100 BC and exported wine. Even during the 700-year rule of the Moors until the end of the 15th century, wine continued to be produced here on a limited scale, but mainly sultanas. The Moors transformed the area into a large garden and it was called "paradise on earth"....

Viticulture in Spain has an ancient tradition, as vines were cultivated here at least 5,000 years ago. The Phoenicians founded the city of Gadir (Cádiz) around 1100 BC and traded heavily in wine in the Mediterranean region. The first flowering occurred in 200 BC, because the Romans loved the wine from Baetica (Andalusia). Development was halted by the Moorish invasion in 711. For religious reasons, the Muslims cleared large parts of the vineyards or only allowed the production of sultanas. They brought with them the art of distillation, which was not used for alcoholic beverages, however, but for essential oils, as...

Synonym for the grape varieties Garnacha Tinta (also Tintella), Graciano (also Tintilla de Rota, Tintillo), Monastrell, Trousseau Noir and Vinhão; see there.

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