MOURVÈDRE

black grape variety


SYNONYMS

monastrell (Spain)

mataro (Spain)


VINE

late budding

late ripening

drought sensitive

low yields

prone to reduction


WINE

deep colour

medium acidity

high tannins

medium to high alcohol

full body

pronounced intensity

blackberry, blueberry, violet


REGIONS

Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Provence, France

Southern Rhône Valley, France

South Africa

Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Murcia, Spain

Valencia, Spain

Inland Valleys, United States

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