Antique bin label Sherry English early 19th century
Ceramic Claret bin label with glazed front. English early19th century.
Condition: Very good.
Note: Claret is a British term used, unofficially, in reference to red Bordeaux wine.
The wine from Bordeaux was a dark rose spiced drink in the Middle Ages. That's why it was called "claret", from the French clairet. It changed to the present dry dark red in the 18th century.
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