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Domaine Saint Amant

Red wine 2017 Beaumes-de-Venise AOC "Grangeneuve", Rhône, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: Up to 17.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Registration number : #DSA-L1704

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 11 June, 2020

Area classified as appellation and cru in 2005 in the southern part of the Rhône wine region. Before the survey, it was one of the communes in the Côtes du Rhône-Villages area that are allowed to add its name. The vineyards cover 550 hectares of vineyards on limestone and sandstone soils in the four communes of Beaumes-de-Venise, Lafare, Suzette and La Roque-Alric in the department of Vaucluse. The AOC only applies to red wines made from at least 50% Grenache Noir(Garnacha Tinta), 25% Syrah, and a maximum of 20% Mourvèdre(Monastrell) and other authorised varieties. The alcohol content...

See under Garnacha.

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, it...

The white grape variety comes from France. Synonyms are Galopine, Petit Viognier, Viogné, Viogner, Viognier Bijeli, Viognier Blanc, Viognier Jaune, Viognier Vert, Vionjer and Vionnier. Despite apparently indicative synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with the Altesse, Chouchillon (Faux Viognier) or Vugava varieties. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2008, there is a parent-offspring relationship with the variety Mondeuse Blanche, as well as a close relationship with Freisa. The medium-ripening, not very...

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