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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
The area named after the river of the same name with around 20,000 hectares of vineyards was classified as a DOC in 1990 and lies in the middle of the region Beiras in the North Portugal, Viticulture goes back to Greek antiquity back. Especially where vineyards have existed for centuries, there are numerous strange hollows and hollows in the rock in the form of stone basins (Lagaretas). Grapes were probably pressed in these plants. This process, typical of Portugal, uses grapes in Lagares Stomping (stone troughs) is still practiced today.

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

The red grape comes from Portugal or 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 variety, although it was first mentioned relatively late in 1971. According to a hypothesis, it should stop France have been introduced, which the synonym Tinta Francesa de Viseu could indicate. The parentage is unknown. In any case, it is not a color mutation of the two white varieties Albarín Blanco or Alfrocheiro Branco...

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