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Red wine 2017 Côtes du Roussillon Les Aspres AOC "Léa", Roussillon, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 19.50 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique and large oak vat
Varieties: Syrah,
Grenache Noir,
Carignan.
Registration number : #DFLC119045

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 22 May, 2019

The wine-growing region lies deep in the south of France and is the southern part of the vast area of Languedoc-Roussillon (see the history there). The first muscatel grapes were cultivated here, which were used as the basis for the famous, fortified sweet wines. The famous doctor and scholar Arnaldus de Villanova (1240-1311) is considered the inventor of what is today called Vin doux naturel. Although they are also produced in Languedoc to the north-east, Roussillon accounts for around 90%. For four centuries it was part of the kingdom of Mallorca and only came to France in 1659. The...

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,...

Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Tinta; see there.
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