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Red wine 2011 Veneto IGT Corvina-Merlot Cormi, Veneto, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Varieties: Corvina,
Merlot
Registration number: #Ze-L31516

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: good (84 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 26 April, 2017
Editor note: Translate to English Leicht gedeckter Duft nach schwarzen und roten Beeren mit getrocknet-floralen, erdigen und leicht holzigen Noten sowie ein wenig Lakritz, Trockenkräutern und Fleisch. Süßlich-säuerliche Frucht mit lebendiger Säure und etwas sandigen Tanninen, gewisse Nachhaltigkeit, kräuterige Noten im Hintergrund, etwas Lakritz und angedeutet Kakao, ein wenig trocknend, gegrilltes Fleisch, speckige Noten, nicht allzu tief, guter leicht spröder Abgang mit Säurebiss, getrocneter Minze und eher kühlem Saft.

The region (ital. Veneto) is located in the northeast of Italy and borders on four other regions. These are Friuli-Venezia Giulia to the east, Trentino-Alto Adige and Lombardy to the west, and Emilia-Romagna to the south. The northern tip borders on Austria. The landscape and climate is also characterised by the 150 kilometres long Adriatic coast. The lush wine landscape was already cultivated by the Etruscans. Later, the Romans came and appreciated the ancient wine Raeticum, mentioned by Pliny the Elder (23-79), supposedly a precursor of...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine culture to the peninsula, beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the ideal land for...

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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