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Viña Extremeña, S.A.
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Red wine 2004 V.T. Extremadura Palacio de Valdeinfante, Extremadura, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New and used barrique
Registration number: #Ext-L-2649

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Last reviewed: 21 July, 2010

One of the 17 autonomous regions of Spain, which is one of the oldest wine-growing areas in the world. Shortly before the turn of time, the Romans settled on the banks of the Guadiana River and founded the city of Emerita Augusta, today's Mérida. Among them there was a first big bloom in viticulture. In the 13th century the area was a hotly contested buffer zone between Christian and Moorish Spain. Under Moorish influence, viticulture declined, but reached a peak again in the 17th century. In the 16th and 17th centuries it was mainly emigrants from Extremadura who conquered Central and South America as conquistadores, above all Hernán Cortés (1485-1547), Francisco Pizarro...

The red grape variety comes from Spain. More than 80 synonyms testify to the great age and worldwide distribution of the vine. The most important ones are Malvasia Nera, Malvasia Nera di Lecce, Negretto, Santo Stefano(Italy); Valdepeñas(California); Aragón, Aragones, Aragonez, Aragonez da Ferra, Aragonez de Elvas, Arinto Tinto, Olho de Lebre, Roriz, Tinta Aragonez, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Santiago(Portugal); Albillo Negro, Aldepenas, Arauxa, Arganda, Botón de Gallo, Castellana, Cencibel, Chinchillana, Chinchillano, Chinchilyano, Escobera, Grenache de Logrono, Jacibera, Jacibiera, Jacivera, Negra, Negra de Madrid, Negra de Mesa,...

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