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Vins del Comtat, S.L.
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White wine 2002 Vi de Licor - especial Roure, Other zones/Otras zonas, Spain

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number: #VC-40543

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Last reviewed: 19 December, 2003

Viticulture in Spain has an ancient tradition, as vines were cultivated here at least 5,000 years ago. The Phoenicians founded the city of Gadir (Cádiz) around 1100 BC and traded heavily in wine in the Mediterranean region. The first flowering occurred in 200 BC, because the Romans loved the wine from Baetica (Andalusia). Development was halted by the Moorish invasion in 711. For religious reasons, the Muslims cleared large parts of the vineyards or only allowed the production of sultanas. They brought with them the art of distillation, which was not used for alcoholic beverages, however, but for essential oils, as...

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