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Vin Doux Naturel - natural sweet wine (fortified) 2014 Banyuls AOP Blanc, Roussillon, France

Type: Vin Doux Naturel - natural sweet wine (fortified)
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 17%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #238392

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 24 October, 2016

The wine-growing region lies deep in the south of France and is the southern part of the vast area of Languedoc-Roussillon (see the history there). The first muscatel grapes were cultivated here, which were used as the basis for the famous, fortified sweet wines. The famous doctor and scholar Arnaldus de Villanova (1240-1311) is considered the inventor of what is today called Vin doux naturel. Although they are also produced in Languedoc to the north-east, Roussillon accounts for around 90%. For four centuries it was part of the kingdom of Mallorca and only came to France in 1659. The...

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