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Rotwein 2017 Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru AOP Estournelles Saint-Jacques, Burgundy, France

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #L1724

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Last reviewed: 28 June, 2019

The region in the east of France covers 32,000 km². The capital is Dijon, but the wine capital is Beaune. Administratively, it is divided into four departments: Côte d'Or, Nièvre, Saône-et-Loire and Yonne. However, the wine-growing region of Burgundy does not coincide with this. The wooded Nièvre with its oak wood for the production of barrique barrels is in fact part of the Loire wine-growing region. The Rhône department (not to be confused with the Rhône wine-growing region), home of Beaujolais, lies in the south and has a great deal of autonomy. Administratively, it belongs to...

France is a relatively young wine-growing country compared to Greece and Italy. The first vines were brought in the 6th century BC by the Greeks, who founded Massalia (Latin Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At this time, the land, which was only later called Gaul by the Romans, was inhabited by various tribes of Celts (Allobrogians, Ambians, Arvernians, Biturians, Cenomans and others in France, Noricans in Bavaria and Austria). A lively trade developed and the Greeks covered the demand. When the Greeks migrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later...

Synonym for the grape variety Pinot Noir; see there.
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