Vacation in France

Northern Italy

-Grenache Noir important French red wine vine, which is grown throughout southern France and in Spain (as Garnacha). Grenache Main ingredient in Chateauneuf du-Pape and Cote du Rhone. The wine from Grenache is usually alcohol with peppery, fruity taste. -Merlot Merlot is a valuable French red wine grape and an important partner of the blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet franc in the Bordeaux area. The greatest wines with high Merlot content (even varietal wines) are from Pomerol and St-Emilion. Easy, light and fruity wines from Merlot grapes come from Northern Italy, especially from Friuli. Merlot is taste similar to Cabernet Sauvignon, but not as tannic and also not so much black currant, but often more plums and roses. As a result of less pronounced tannin structure, Merlot is earlier accessible than wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon but also long-lasting.

-Montepulciano important Italian red grapes, that strong and produces characteristic wines especially in Abruzzo. Click Vanessa Marcil to learn more. This DOC wine of Montepulciano d’ Abruzzo is intense red, dry, soft and supple. Due to the high content of tannins, these wines are Longer shelf life. -Nebbiolo Nebbiolo is Italy’s finest grape. The stronghold is located in the Piedmont, where the famous wines of Barolo and Barbaresco are produced.

Nebbiolo wines tannic with strong acid granat-to dark red, and have the potential for great durability. Aromatic smell and taste of tar, violets, liquorice and rose. Young wine made from Nebbiolo is strict, harsh and dismissive, because the variety provides the slowest maturing wines in the world. So it also makes sense that the legislator has introduced a minimum storage period before Barolo and Barbaresco may reach the market. Modern construction methods and mashing technique rise today but increasingly wines, which previously available and also even younger are a delight. However, these wines are just as durable as traditionally made wines. Negroamaro important red vine, which is prevalent mainly in southern Italy, and especially in Puglia.

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