November 6, 1973: On this day, Cesanese del Piglio gained its DOC status, and on July 4, 2008, it was awarded the DOCG status.
November 6, 2001: On this day, Aythaya Rose was recognized in the international market, with its origin available in 375 ml and 750 ml. This wine was produced using grapes from 90 percent Shiraz and 10 percent Red Muscat in equal parts throughout the fermentation process. Its salmon-colored appearance distinguishes it. It has an alluring perfume characteristic of Shiraz, complemented by a bouquet of roses and a fruity freshness. The aftertaste has the essential and long-lasting harmony that is made possible by the traces of tannin and fructose that are present in just trace amounts.
November 6, 2011: Suvereto was granted full DOCG status on this day; by producing red blends from Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot and having its headquarters in Livorno. In actuality, the vast majority of examples are Bordeaux blends, which are typically composed of Merlot and Cabernet. If one of the kinds makes up 85 percent or more of the mix, then the wines may have an extra label that states the grape variety’s name. The aging requirement for wines to earn the Suvereto label is a minimum of 19 months, whereas the Riserva label requires a minimum of 26 months.
November 6, 2021 – On this day, the most expensive wine was sold at an auction. The auction was held in Emeril Lagasse Foundation, New Orleans, to raise finances to support the youth by mentoring, inspiring, and creating opportunities to push them to reach their potential. The auction’s proceeds were also aimed at improving the youths’ skill development. The “2019 Glass Slipper Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Setting Wines” was sold at one million dollars, making it the most expensive wine ever sold at an auction.
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