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Kellerei Nals-Margreid

Red wine 2006 Alto Adige DOC Riserva ANTICUS Baron Salvadori, Alto Adige, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New and used barrique
Registration number : #NME173341

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 26 August, 2009
Editor note: Preserved and marinated berries on a mature nose, delicate malted notes, touch of vanilla and herbs. Fairly cool, fairly mature berry fruit on the palate, herbaceous notes, moderate acid bite, touch of undergrowth and some chocolate, integrated tannins, has some substance, but not particularly deep, touch of preserved vegetables, sweetish fruit and light astringent notes on an otherwise good to very good finish.

DOC area (also South Tyrol, ital. Alto Adige or dell'Alto Adige) for red wines, rosé wines and white wines in the Italian wine growing area South Tyrol. There are six sub-zones, which are regarded as separate DOC areas and under this name do not cover the entire product range, but only certain types of wine. These are Bozner Leiten (Italian: Colli di Bolzano), Valle Isarco, Merano hills (Meranese di Collina), St. Magdalene (Santa Maddalena), Terlano (Terlano) and Vinschgau (Valle Venosta). If the grapes come from classified vineyards, Vigna followed by the name of...

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,...

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