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Domaine Pierre Clavel
Winery Wines

Red wine 2019 Languedoc AOP "Le Mas", Languedoc, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 8.95 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: Cement
Registration number: #PC-L20112

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Last reviewed: 11 January, 2021

The northern part of the Languedoc-Roussillon region in the deep south of France on the Mediterranean coast. From north to southwest it comprises the three départements of Gard, Hérault and Aude. The much smaller Roussillon in the Département Pyrénées-Orientales is connected to the west, the wine-growing regions Provence and Rhône to the east. The name is derived from "langue d'oc", which means "language of the Oc" (oc = yes). This Occitan language was spoken in the Middle Ages south of the Loire; north of the Loire they spoke...

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...

The red grape variety originates from France. There are over 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical point of view 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, Zagarese (Italy); Neretto del Beinale (Spain); Shiraz (South Africa); Zizak (Montenegro). Despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or...

Synonym for the grape variety Garnacha Tinta; see there.

Synonym (also Carignan, Carignane, Carignano) for the grape variety Mazuelo; see there

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