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Skærsøgaard Vin

Red wine 2007 Nouveau, Jutland, Denmark

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.5 l
Alcohol content : 12%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Variety: Regent.
Registration number : #SV2007/MC23

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 22 May, 2008
Denmark is not important in viticulture, but people there have always liked to consume wine. One of the most prominent wine lovers was King Christian IV. (1577-1648). For his numerous festivities he had Riesling imported by the barrel from the German Middle Rhine wine region. Since August 2000 Denmark has been recognised as a wine-growing region by the European Union. This means that Danish wine can be sold for commercial purposes. The maximum area under vines approved by the EU is 99 hectares. The following are permitted, among others the white wine varieties Auxerrois, Bacchus, Chardonnay,...

The red grape variety (also Geilweilerhof 67-198-3, GF. 67-198-3) is an interspecific new variety between Diana (1) x Chambourcin. It contains genes from Vitis labrusca, Vitis lincecumii, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera. The crossing of the hybrids was done in 1967 by Dr. Gerhardt Alleweldt (1927-2005) at the Institute Geilweilerhof in Siebeldingen/Pfalz. The name is derived from the famous diamond (140.5 carats) which was on the crown of Louis XV (1710-1774) at his coronation in 1722 and which...

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