Discover the grape variety: Durif
Durif noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Dauphiné). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium-sized bunches and small grapes. Durif noir can be found cultivated in these vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhone Valley.
Informations about the Winery Quarisa
The Winery Quarisa is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 43 wines for sale in the of Australie du Sud-Est to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Australie du Sud-Est
South East Australia is a geographical indication (GI) covering the entire south-eastern third of Australia. The western boundary of this area extends 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) across the Australian continent from the Pacific coast of Queensland to the Southern Ocean coast of South Australia. This vast wine 'super zone' effectively encompasses all the major Australian wine regions outside Western Australia. Rainforest, mountain ranges, scrubland, desert and Dry riverbeds occupy the majority of the land in the South East Australian area.
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The word of the wine: Seeds
A maximum of four, located in the heart of the grape berry, they contain tannins and nitrogenous matter.