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Red wine 2016 Vigneti delle Dolomiti IGT "Castel Campan", Alto Adige, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: 59.00 €
Organic labeling: Biodynamic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #Mc-L.618-CC

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (90 WP)
Last reviewed: 19 February, 2020
Editor note: Firm nose, ripe black berries, hint of tobacco, light oak, earthy and minty notes, hint of pimento. Black, partly preserved fruit on the palate, bell peppers, light peppery notes, licorice and tar, floral traces, dark, toasted, spicy oak, cocoa notes, acid bite, fairly prominent tannins, very full-bodied, noticeable high alcohol, minty notes in the background, touch of rosehip, fairly prominent juniper notes, some depth, some grip on a very good, firm finish.
Best to drink: 2021-2028+

The northern part of the Italian double region Trentino-South Tyrol; the southern part is Trentino. The Italian name is Alto Adige. Geographically it corresponds to the autonomous province of Bolzano (ital. Bolzano). The Rhaeto-Romans planted the first vineyards here as early as 1,000 BC, making South Tyrol one of the oldest German-speaking wine-growing regions. Here the Romans learned from the Celts the use of wooden wine barrels for storage and transport. In the Middle Ages viticulture reached its highest flowering. The German emperors, who went to Rome for their coronation, got to know and appreciate South Tyrolean wine on their travels....

The red grape variety comes either from France (Bordeaux) or from Spain (Basque Country = País Vasco). There are about 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important ones, grouped alphabetically by country are Achéria, Ardounet, Arrouya, Bidure, Boubet, Bouchet Franc, Bouchet Saint-Émilion, Bouchy, Breton, Cabernet Aunis, Cabernet Francese, Cabernet Franc Noir, Cabernet Gris, Cabrunet, Capbreton Rouge, Carmenet, Couahort, Crouchen Negre, Crouchen Noir, Gros Bouchet, Gros Cabernet, Gros Vidure, Messanges Rouge, Morenoa Veron Bouchy, Noir Major, Plant Breton, Plant de l'Abbé Breton, Sable Rouge, Trouchet, Trouchet Noir, Véron,...

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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