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Caves Velhas- Comp.ª Portuguesa de Vinhos de Marca

White wine 2005 Bucelas DOC Arinto Quinta do Boição, Estremadura, Portugal

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #CV-L6228

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 7 December, 2006

The DOC area (formerly Bucellas) for white wine is located north of Lisbon in the Portuguese region of Extremadura. It is named after the municipality of the same name, where the folk festival "Festa do Vinho e das Vindímas" takes place every year in October. The vineyards cover about 200 hectares of vineyards on soils of calcareous marl and crystalline limestone covered with a thin layer of humus. The acid-accentuated, storable white wine is mainly made from the native variety Arinto, supplemented by Esgana Cão(Sercial). The red wines of the area, mainly from Touriga Nacional, are marketed as IGP (Land wines).

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