Discover the grape variety: Carcajolo
Carcajolo blanc is a grape variety that originated in France (Corsica). It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by large bunches, and grapes of medium to large size. The white Carcajolo can be found cultivated in these vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhone Valley.
Informations about the Winery Didier Gerin
The Winery Didier Gerin is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 6 wines for sale in the of Vin de France to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Vin de France
Vin de France is the most basic level of quality for wines from France. These are generally uncomplicated everyday drinks - most often blends, but perhaps also Varietal wines based on a well-known Grape variety such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. Wines from France are those that do not meet the criteria stipulated by the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) or Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) laws (see information on French wine labels). This may be because the vineyards are outside the delimited production areas or because the grape varieties or winemaking techniques used do not conform to the rules of the local appellations.
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Jean-Guillaume Prats is set to leave the business around four years after being appointed CEO and president of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR Lafite). A DBR Lafite spokesperson said Prats would leave before the end of the year, in order to ‘devote himself to his family business and to consulting’. Group chairwoman Saskia de Rothschild will take over the executive management of DBR Lafite as of December. Prats’ arrival at DBR Lafite was announced in November 2017 as part of a leadership ...
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Taking place over a month, between the 11 December and the 10 January, the unique Decanter at Home online event provides the perfect opportunity to sample a range of fine wines and access a series of curated videos from leading winemakers and experts at a time that suits you. A limited number of tickets are available for six world-class wine tasting masterclasses, including Bordeaux’s Château Angelus and Burgundy’s Bonneau du Martray, as well as general non-tasting tickets unlocking ...
International Beaujolais Nouveau Day
Although Cru Beaujolais has been having its moment in the sun for a few years now, its younger, lighter-bodied ‘nouveau’ cousin is coming back into its own. How Beaujolais Nouveau Day started The tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau dates back to the 1800s. Winemakers would bottle their just-fermented wine, produced from grapes harvested just a few months prior, an unusually tight timeframe in winemaking terms. This occasion called for a massive celebration among Beaujolais-based vigneron ...
The word of the wine: Thermoregulation
Control of the vinification temperatures (by circulating hot or cold water on the walls of the vats, for example). This is a major step forward, which in particular helps to preserve the freshness of the aromas threatened by excessive temperature rises during fermentation.