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Red wine 2012 Merlot dry Mostarsko vinogorje, Herzegovina, Bosnia and herzegovina

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 16.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Variety: Merlot
Registration number: #Nui-L-05-06-24-

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 22 February, 2017
Editor note: Translate to English Duft nach eingemachten schwarzen Beeren und Granatapfel mit nussigen und tabakigen Aromen, etwas Bitterschokolade, Trockenkräutern und merklichem, etwas schärfendem Alkohol. Sehr kräftig im Mund, reife, recht saftige Frucht mit nussigen und schokoladigen Aromen, etwas trocknender Gerbstoff, leichter Biss, tabakige und erdige Noten, gewisse Nachhaltigkeit, ein Hauch Trockenkräuter im Hintergrund, guter, nur auch wieder alkoholscharfer Abgang.
wein.plus rating: 81 WP
Last reviewed: 4 November, 2016
Editor note: Translate to English Herbe, leicht offene, etwas zwiebelig-vegetabile Nase nach dunklen Früchten mit tabakigen und erdigen Noten. teils eingemacht wirkende Frucht, pflanzliche Noten, eine Spur Säuerlich, staubiges, ein wenig trocknendes Tannin, schokoladige Holzanklänge, nicht tief, sehr viel Alkohol, einfacher, schokoladiger und etwas schnapsiger Abgang.

The state of Bosna i Hercegovina, formerly part of Yugoslavia, became independent in 1992. Organised viticulture began under Habsburg rule towards the end of the 19th century. In 1886, the wine and fruit growing office was founded in Gnojnice. The wines were very popular at the Viennese court, which is why these vineyards are still called "imperial vineyards" today. A temperate continental climate prevails, with hot summers and dry, cold winters.

In 2012, the vineyards covered 6,000 hectares, from which 56,000 hectolitres of wine were produced. These are located on the coast and north of Dubrovnik (Croatia) mainly around the towns of Citluk, Caoljina, Stolac and...

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to nibble on the very sweet berries when fully ripe. However, the name can also be an allusion to the black-blue colouring of the berries similar to that of the bird. There are more than 60 synonyms, which testify the worldwide distribution. The most important are Alicante Noir, Begney, Bigney, Bigney Rouge, Bini, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Cabernet del Cleto, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Crabutet Noir Merlau, Hebigney, Higney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni,...

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