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White wine 2015 Dao DOC Reserva Status, Beiras, Portugal

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #CAN-L083/120

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 May 2018
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....

The white grape variety comes from Portugal. It is one of the numerous mostly unrelated varieties with part of the name Malvasia (see there in detail). Synonyms alphabetically grouped by country are Boal de Graciosa, Terrantez do Pico ( Azores, Portugal); Boal, Boal da Madeira ( Madeira, Portugal); Arinto do Dão, Assario, Assario Branco, Boal Branco, Boal Cachudo, Boal Cachudo do Ribatejo, Cachudo, False Clairette, Galego, Lagrima Blanc, Malvasia Galega ( Portugal ); Gual ( Canary Islands - Spain); Terrantes do Pico, Torrontés ( Spain ).

Especially the often used synonym Boal is often the...

The white grape variety (also Salgueirinho) comes from Portugal, The early to medium ripening vine is moderately productive. It produces acidic, full-bodied white wines with significant aromas paprika. roses, Violets and lemons, as well as aged after resin and hazelnut. These tend to oxidation, The variety is almost exclusively in the field dão grown. The acreage in 2010 was almost 300 hectares.

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

Synonymous with the grape varieties Cerceal Branco and Sercial (also Cerceal de Jaes); look there.

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