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Weingut Pöckl

Red wine 2018 dry "Solo Rosso", Burgenland, Austria

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 10.20 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closue: Screw cap
Maturing: Used barrique
Registration number : #LN14212/19

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 13 June, 2020

The province of Burgenland with the capital Eisenstadt is located in the very east of Austria. It borders Slovakia in the north, Hungary in the east, Slovenia in the south for a few kilometres and the two Austrian provinces of Lower Austria and Styria in the west. Wine-growing has been of great importance here for at least two and a half millennia, which is underlined by the regional variation of the historian Johannes Aventinus (1477-1534)'s saying "Extra Pannoniam non es vita; si est vita, non est ita" (You cannot live outside Pannonia; if you can live, you cannot live like here)....

The red grape variety originates from the historical Lower Styria (Austria-Hungary) in today's northeast Slovenia. There are about 120 synonyms, which indicate a high age and wide distribution. Some of them are grouped alphabetically by country: Gamé(Bulgaria); Blauer Lemberger, Blauer Limberger, Blaufranchis, Hartig 353, Lemberger, Limberger(Germany); Franconien Bleu, Franconien Noir, Franconim Noir, Limberger Noir, Limberqer(France); Franconia, Franconia Nera, Franconia Nero(Italy); Borgonja, Frankovka, Frankovka Cerna, Frankovka Crna, Frankovka Modrá(Croatia); Burgundy, Early Black, Early Black,...

The red grape variety comes from France. The name is probably derived from the French word for blackbird (merle), because these birds like to eat the berries, which are very sweet 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, Bigney, Black Alicante, Blue Merlot, Bordò, Crabutet, Crabutet Noir, Hebigney, Médoc Noir, Merlau, Merlot Black, Merlot Blue, Merlot Crni, Merlot Nero, Merlot Noir, Merlott, Merlou, Picard, Pikard, Plant Médoc,...

The red grape variety comes from France. Around 300 synonyms testify to its great age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine producing countries. Important or or historically important ones are for example Augustiner, Auvernas, Blauer Klevner, Blauer Spätburgunder, Frühschwarzer, Klävner, Klebroth, Klevner, Möhrchen, Moréote, Schwarzburgunder, Schwarzer, Schwarzer Burgunder, Schwarzer Traminer, Spätburgunder, Süßrot, Thalroter(Germany); Auvernat, Auvernas, Auvergnat, Berligout, Bourguignon, Clevner, Formentin Noir, Morillon Noir, Mourillon, Noble Joué, Noirien Franc, Noirien Noir, Orléanais, Pignola, Pignolet, Pineau de...

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