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Red wine 2011 Dao DOC Elpenor, Beiras, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #JK-L05/13

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 26 October 2016
Named after the river of the same name, with around 20,000 hectares of vineyards, it was classified as a DOC in 1990 and lies in the middle of the region Beiras in the North Portugal, The viticulture goes to the Greek antiquity back. There are many strange cavities and depressions in the form of stone basins (Lagaretas), especially where there have been vineyards for centuries. Probably grapes were pressed in these plants. This typical process for Portugal, the grapes in the Lagares To stomp (stone troughs), is still practiced to this day.

The area is surrounded on three sides by granite mountains and thus protected against the...
Synonym (also Jaen) for the grape variety Mencia; look there.
Synonym (also Roriz) for the grape variety Tempranillo; look there.

The red grape variety comes from Portugal or from France. Synonyms are Alfrocheiro Preto, Alfurcheiro, Bastardo, Bastardo Negro, Tinta Bastardinha, Tinta Fina, Tinta Francesa de Viseu ( Portugal ); Albarín Negro, Albarín Tinto, Baboso Negro, Bruñal, Caíño Gordo ( Spain ). It is probably a very old strain, although it was first mentioned relatively late in 1971. According to one hypothesis, it should look France introduced by the synonym Tinta Francesa de Viseu. The parentage is unknown. In any case, it is not a color mutation the two white varieties Albarín Blanco or Alfrocheiro Branco (Portuguese name for...

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