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Domaine Ferrer-Ribière

Red wine 2009 Côtes Catalanes IGP Carignan Vignes de plus de 100 ans, Vin de Pays, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Registration number : #DFR305620

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 April, 2012

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 (lat. Massillia = Marseille) in the southwest on the Mediterranean coast. At this time, the land that was later called Gaul by the Romans was inhabited by the Celts. A brisk trade developed and the Greeks covered the demand. When they immigrated to the Po Valley in the 5th century, they got to know Italian wine and began to import it. The later French consumed wine for a long time before they started to cultivate it themselves on a large scale. The conquest of Gaul by Julius Caesar...

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