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Skærsøgaard Vin
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Schaumwein 2009 Brut DON´s Red, Jutland, Denmark

Type: Schaumwein (Sparkling wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12%
Sweetness: Brut
Price: Up to 100.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and new barrique
Registration number: #SV-L09/30

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Last reviewed: 8 February, 2011
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 is an interspecific new variety between the rootstock vine Millardet et Grasset 101-14 - open-pollinated (Riparia x Rupestris ) x Goldriesling (1). Synonyms are 194-2 Kuhlmann, Frühe Schwarze, Kuhlmann 194-2 and Millot. Genes of Vitis riparia, Vitis rupestris and Vitis vinifera are included. The hybrid was crossed in 1911 at the Oberlin Institute in Colmar-Alsace by the breeder Eugène Kuhlmann (1858-1932). The variety was named in honour of the president of Société vosgienne de viticulture et...

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