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Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal

Red wine 2014 JP Azeitão, VR Península de Setúbal, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Varieties: Castelão,
Registration number : #BVdP-LTJP14

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 27 October, 2016

The former Vinho regional area Terras do Sado in the central west of Portugal received this new designation in 2009. The area was already defined as a quality wine region in 1907, the second after Porto. It is named after the Península Setúbal peninsula, which borders directly on the capital Lisbon. The large area encompasses the peninsula, but still extends 60 kilometres south along the Atlantic coast to the mouth of the Sado. The river flows through the eastern part of the area and exerts a great influence on the Atlantic Ocean by cool and very humid air currents. The Mediterranean climate is characterized by hot, dry summers and rainy winters. Only on the peninsula are...

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

The red grape variety comes from France. There are more than 80 synonyms that testify to its great age and worldwide distribution. The most important from a historical point of view, or still used today are Hermitage, Shiraz(Australia), Candive, Marsanne Noir, Petite Sirrah, Petite Syrah, Scyras, Sérène, Serine, Sira, Sirac, Sirah, Syra, Syrac(France) Balsamina, Neiretta Cunese, Neiretta del Monregalese, Neiretta del Rosso, Neiretta di Pinerolo, Neiretta di Saluzzo (Italy); Shiraz(South Africa); Zizak(Montenegro). Although it appears to have synonyms or morphological similarities, it...

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