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White wine "Melonix", Vin de France, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Price: 14.20 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #366790

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Last reviewed: 2 January, 2020

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 white grape variety comes from France. Synonyms are Auxerrois Gros, Blanc de Nantes, Bourguignon Blanc, Feuille Ronde, Gamay Blanc, Gros Blanc, Latran, Lyonnais, Lyonnaise Blanche, Melon, Melon Bijeli, Muscadet, Petit Bourgogne, Pétoin, Pétouin, Plant de Bourgogne and Savagnin Jaune. Although they may appear to be synonymous or morphologically similar, they must not be confused with the Aligoté (Melon de Jura), Auxerrois, Chardonnay (Melon d'Arbois), Gros Blanc, Pinot Blanc or Traminer (Savagnin Jaune) varieties. According to the latest DNA analyses carried...

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