Ribeira da Ervideira
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Red wine 2003, Ervideira IV, Alentejo, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #RE-L-02155

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 20 June 2006

The region in Portugal lies between the capital Lisbon in the north, the border to Spain in the east, the region Algarve in the south and the Atlantic in the west. Within the area defined as DOC with 20,000 hectares of vineyards are the eight sub-areas Borba. Évora. Granja-Amareleja. Moura. Portalegre. Redondo. Reguengos and Vidigueira, These were formerly declared as separate DOC areas (which still appears on older labels), but are now listed as a sub-area next to the DOC area Alentejo. The whole region is called IGP (formerly VR)...

Synonym (also Aragón, Aragones, Aragonez da Ferra, Aragonez de Elvas, Tinta Aragonez, Tinto Aragónez) for the grape variety Tempranillo; look there.

In Portugal frequently used name component or synonym (also Trincadeiro) for many grape varieties; any relationships are unknown:

Castelão Francês The red grape variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Bastardo Castico, Bastardo Espanhol, Catelão, Castelão, Castellao Portuguesa, Castico, Joao de Periquita, Joao de Santarém, João de Santarém Tinto, João Santarém, Lariao Preto, Periquita, Piriquita and Piriquito Trincadeira, The variety was first mentioned in 1531 by Ampelographen Rui Fernandes under the visibly misspelled name Catelão. Significant share of the dissemination had José Maria there Fonseca who founded a vineyard in 1834 in Azeitão south of Lisbon and reintroduced the variety here. The first vines were planted by on a vineyard called "Periquita". The wine was so...

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