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Domaine Lafage
Winery Wines

White wine 2018 Côtes du Roussillon AOP Centenaire, Roussillon, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 12.00 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique and large oak vat
Registration number : #DFLA119105

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 6 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...

Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Roja; see there.
Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Blanca; see there.

The white grape variety comes from France. The name is derived from the rust-red (roux) coloured berries. Synonyms are Barbin, Bergeron, Courtoisie, Fromental, Fromental Jaune, Fromenteal, Fromenteau, Greffon, Greffou, Martin Cot, Martin Rot, Petite Roussette, Rosana, Roussanne Blanc, Rusan and Rusan Blan.Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with the Altesse, Courbu Blanc (Courtoisie), Gringet, Marsanne, Rosé du Var (Roussanne du Var) or Roussette d'Ayze varieties. According to DNA analyses, a...

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