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Niepoort (Vinhos)
Winery Wines

White wine 2018 Douro DOC "Redoma Branco", Douro, Portugal

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 11.5%
Price: 21.80 €
Organic labeling: Vegan wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: oak barrel
Varieties: Rabigato,
Arinto,
Sonstige
Registration number: #Ni-LN0020319

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 11 February, 2021

The Portuguese wine-growing region is named after the approximately 900 km long river, on whose very steep slopes with extreme inclination the vineyards are located. The river rises in the Spanish province of Soria (Castile-León), flows through northern Spain as the "Duero" and then through northern Portugal as the "Douro", until it finally flows into the Atlantic Ocean at the city of Porto into the Atlantic Ocean. For more than 100 kilometres, the river forms the Portuguese-Spanish border; after that, the port wine region extends just as long in Portugal. The Douro has cut a deep valley into the slate-granite...

In ancient times, Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans brought vines to the Iberian peninsula. Under the long Moorish rule from the 8th to the 12th century, viticulture stagnated but did not come to a complete standstill despite the ban on alcohol. As in many other countries, the Roman Catholic monastic order of the Cistercians had a decisive influence on viticulture; in the 12th century they founded 18 monasteries in Portugal. King Dinis (1279-1325) promoted agriculture and viticulture on such a large scale that the proceeds were used to build up a merchant fleet, thus creating the basis for Portugal's rise to become a world power. He was...

The white grape variety originates from Portugal. The verbalized name referring to the elongated grape shape means "cat's tail" (Rabo de Gato), some synonyms also suggest it with "monkey's tail" or "sheep's tail". Synonyms are Alva, Baldsena, Carrega Besta, Estreito, Estreito Macios, Muscatel Brava, Muscatel Bravo, Não Há, Rabigato Respigueiro, Rabisgatos, Rabo de Asno, Rabo de Carneiro, Rabo de Gato, Rodrigo Affonso, Rodrigo Alfonso, Roupeiro (Portugal); Puesta en Cruz (Spain). It should not be confused with the varieties Donzelinho Branco, Fernão Pires (with synonym Maria Gomes), Malvasia Fina or Rabo...

The white grape variety originates from Portugal. It probably has its origin from this area, according to the second main name Arinto de Bucelas. Others are Asal Espanhol, Assario Branco, Arintho, Arinto Cachudo, Arinto Cercial, Arinto d'Anadia, Arinto Galego, Arintho, Azal Espanhol, Boal Cachudo, Chapeludo, Pedernã, Terrantez da Terceira and Torrontés. The parentage is unknown. The vine must not be confused with the varieties Arinto de Colares, Bical (Arinto de Alcobaça), Dorinto (Arinto do Douro), Folgasão, Terrantez da Terceira, Loureiro (Arinto Branco),...

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