Morocco’s Shining Wine Industry

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Ever since, Kingdom of Morocco has been an abundant wine-producing country evenMorocco’s Shining Wine Industry though it is dominated by Islamic inhabitants.
The country may not be the first place to come in each mind considering wine making. But, in fact, the Kingdom yields an outstanding 40 million bottles of wines annually tagged as the Arab World’s largest wine manufacturer.
Historically, French growers transferred to Morocco because of the disease-free growing environment, unique soil diversity, and a temperate climate to cultivate Euro-centric grenache, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, and sauvignon blanc while discovering indigenous varietals like faranah and local carignan as well. Therefore, French winemakers discreetly produced “French” wines in Morocco making the country a significant exporter.
One of the famous in Morocco’s wine line-up is the Moroccan White Blend with 60 % native faranah with clairette blanche. This wine is a refreshing palate-cleanser with an intriguing balance of sweet nectar and bracing chardonnay-like astringency.
Another top of the line is its Red blend edition; made up of 70 % cabernet aged 10 months in oak barrels. This wine is a straight-up balanced ripe plum punctuated with faint eucalyptus on the nose and incredible when paired with chocolate
An artful restraint of tannins, fruity depth, and jammy spiciness that fully blossoms on the palate with rich plum on the nose what makes the Medallion wine popular. Few said that its flavor will remind you the City of Marrakech ambiance.
The peppery black plum, cherry and aromatic spices permeate which is best for roast meats and dark wild game makes Syrah wine as one of the distinguished one on the list.
Derived from its component, dried rose, the Moroccan Rose wind has blend of three red grapes (60 percent grenache, 20 percent syrah, 20 percent cinsault) yields a surprisingly light salmon/rose color with cranberry and floral starting on the nose and extending to the palate.
To complete the line-up is the Sauvignon Blanc which is a 100% derivative that endures low-temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Best taste if pairs with curried dishes, rich cheeses and cured meats.
Indeed, Kingdom of Morocco completed an arc of wine-growing regions spanning the Mediterranean weaving through Italy, Greece, and Turkey since 2,500 years ago.