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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, to the border Spain in the east, the region Algarve in the south and the Atlantic in the west. The eight sub-areas are within the area defined as DOC with 20,000 hectares of vineyards Borba. Évora. Granja-Amareleja. Moura. Portalegre. Redondo. Reguengos and Vidigueira, These were previously declared as separate DOC areas (which still appears on older labels), but are now optionally listed as a sub-area next to the Alentejo DOC area. The entire region is also known...

Synonymous (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 or synonym (also Trincadeiro) for many grape varieties; possible relationships are not known:

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

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