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White wine 2015, JP Azeitão, VR Península de Setúbal, Portugal

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #BVdP-LBJP15

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 1 August 2016

The former Vinho Regional area Terras do Sado in the central west Portugal received this new name in 2009. The area was already defined in 1907 as the second after the Porto as a quality wine-growing area. It is named after the peninsula Península Setúbal, immediately adjacent to the capital Lisbon. The large area covers the peninsula, but extends for another 60 kilometers to the south along the Atlantic coast to the mouth of the Sado. The river flows through the east of the area and exerts a large influence by cool and very humid air currents beside the Atlantic. The Mediterranean climate is characterized by hot, dry summers and rainy winters. Only on the peninsula are...

Synonym for the grape variety Muscat d'Alexandrie; look there.

The white grape comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Camarate, Fernam Pires, Fernan Piriz, Fernão Pirão, Fernão Pires de Beco, Gaeiro, Gaieiro, Maria Gomes (second main name), Molinha, Molinho, Torrontés (look there). It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological Similarities do not match the varieties Bical (Fernão Pires Galego), Camarate, Fernão Pires de Colares (no longer cultivated) or Trebbiano Toscano be confused. There is also a color mutation with pink berries called Fernão Pires Rosado .

Fernão Pires - grape and leaf

Fernão Pires is a common Portuguese surname. This suggests that some...

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