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Purcari
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Roséwein 2015 trocken Rose de Purcari, Cahul, Moldova, republic of

Type: Roséwein (Rosé wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Sweetness: trocken (dry)
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #Pu-L:5

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Last reviewed: 27 February, 2017

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