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Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal, Lda.

Red wine 2003 Óbidos DOC Quinta de S. Francisco, Estremadura, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Registration number : #CAS-L05T20

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 8 May, 2006

This, in terms of wine production, largest wine-growing region in Portugal with a total of 60,000 hectares of vineyards (more than Austria as a whole) stretches immediately north of Lisbon along the Atlantic coast to the north to the city of Leiria and is also known as Oeste (the West). It includes Alcobaca (IPR), Alenquer (DOC), Arruda (DOC), Bucelas (DOC), Carcavelos (DOC), Cartaxo (DOC, part of which is in the Ribatejo region), Encostas de Aire (IPR, part of which is in the Beiras region), Lourinhã (DOC), Óbidos (DOC) and Torres...

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

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 da Fonseca, who founded a winery in Azeitão south of Lisbon in 1834 and introduced the variety here, played a decisive role in its spread. The first vines were planted on a vineyard called "Periquita". The wine was so successful...

The red grape variety comes from Portugal. Synonyms are Azal Espanhol, Bical, Bical Tinto, Mortagua, Mortagua Preto, Touriga, Touriga Fina, Tourigo, Tourigo Antiguo, Tourigo do Dão(Portugal); Touriga National(Romania); Carabuñera(Spain). It must not be confused with the variety Amaral (Azal Tinto) or the other Touriga varieties, despite the fact that synonyms and morphological similarities appear to indicate this. There is no connection with the white variety Bical. According to DNA analyses carried out in 2011 and 2013, it is a parent variety of Touriga Fêmea and Touriga...

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