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Kellerei Nals-Margreid

Red wine 2016 Alto Adige DOC Riserva "ANTICUS Baron Salvadori", Alto Adige, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14.5%
Price: 31.50 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #NME-L18/171

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Very good (89 WP)
Last reviewed: 20 February, 2020
Editor note: Light dried herbs on the nose, meaty notes and iodine, blackcurrants, light cedary aromas, hint of licorice, juniper and tar. Fairly firm, ripe, black fruit on the palate, nutty, spicy oak with a touch of chocolate, integrated sandy tannins, creamy, full-bodied, noticeable warm alcohol, toasted notes, touch of licorice and some provencale herbs, salty mineral notes in the background, persistent, some depth, again creamy with noticeable alcohol on a very good finish with overripe, and partly preserved dark fruit.
Best to drink: To 2027+

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 nibble on the very sweet berries 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, Begney, Bigney, Bigney Rouge, Bini, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Cabernet del Cleto, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Crabutet Noir Merlau, Hebigney, Higney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni,...

Often used but not unique short name for the two red grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Although they are closely related (the parents of Cabernet Sauvignon are Cabernet Franc x Sauvignon Blanc), it is not always clear which one is meant. Especially in Northern Italy, it is not clear for some DOC wines which variety or composition is included. As a rule, Cabernet Sauvignon is more likely to be meant, especially because it is simply more common. But Cabernet is confusingly also a synonym for the grape varieties Béquignol Noir and Carmenère.

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