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Guerila / Petrič

Red wine 2007 Vipavska dolina dry Cuba, Primorska, Slovenia

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.1%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Registration number : #GueLJ349/2009

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 November, 2009
Wine-growing area in the Slovenian wine region of Primorska; see there.

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to eat the berries, which are very sweet when fully ripe. However, the name can also be an allusion to the black-blue colouring of the berries similar to that of the bird. There are more than 60 synonyms, which testify the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc,...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. The name is possibly derived from "Berberis", an alcoholic beverage made from barberry berries with a similarly sour taste. Synonyms are Barbera Amaro, Barbera a Peduncolo Rosso, Barbera a Peduncolo Verde, Barbera a Raspo Rosso, Barbera a Raspo Verde, Barbera Amaro, Barbera Black, Barbera Crna, Barbera d'Asti, Barbera di Piemonte, Barbera Dolce, Barbera Fina, Barbera Forte, Barbera Grossa, Barbera Mercantile, Barbera Nera, Barbera Nera a Caule Rosso, Barbera Nera a Caule Verde, Barbera Noir, Barbera Noire, Barbera Nostrana, Barbera Rotonda, Barbera Vera, Barberone, Blue Barbera, Gaietto, Nigruz, Lombardesca, Sciaa and Ughetta It must...

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