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Red wine 2012 Ekigaïna dry, Agean, Turkey

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Ekigaïna
Registration number: #Mz-L356002012

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Last reviewed: 22 November, 2016

The country has an ancient winegrowing tradition, as there were already cultivated vineyards in Anatolia, in the region of Transcaucasia (which, together with Mesopotamia, is considered the cradle of wine culture) and on the coast of the Caspian Sea at least in the 4th millennium BC. Excavations in the city of Catal Hüyük, built in the 7th millennium B.C., have found representations that suggest that wine was already being produced at that time. According to a naturally unverifiable hypothesis, an ancestor of the grape variety Kalecik Karasi was allegedly known to the Hittites as early as ~1,500 BC. Close to the border with...

The red grape variety is a new breed between Tannat x Cabernet Sauvignon. The Basque name means "sun month". The crossing was carried out in 1956 on behalf of the INRA by the Basque Pierre Marcel Durquéty (1923-2016) in France with the support of the University of Montpellier. The Arinarnoa variety was also created with the same parents. This early to medium-ripening vine is generally resistant to disease. It produces colourful, rather low-acid red wines. The variety is cultivated on two hectares in southwest France. There are other small stands...

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