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Quinta da Lagoalva de Cima S.A.

Red wine 2002 Monte da Casta, Tejo, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Used barrique
Registration number : #QLC-L-02905

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 8 May, 2006

Former name for the Portuguese wine-growing region of Tejo; see there.

The red grape variety comes from France. Around 300 synonyms testify to its great age and worldwide distribution in almost all wine producing countries. Important or or historically important ones are for example Augustiner, Auvernas, Blauer Klevner, Blauer Spätburgunder, Frühschwarzer, Klävner, Klebroth, Klevner, Möhrchen, Moréote, Schwarzburgunder, Schwarzer, Schwarzer Burgunder, Schwarzer Traminer, Spätburgunder, Süßrot, Thalroter(Germany); Auvernat, Auvernas, Auvergnat, Berligout, Bourguignon, Clevner, Formentin Noir, Morillon Noir, Mourillon, Noble Joué, Noirien Franc, Noirien Noir, Orléanais, Pignola, Pignolet, Pineau de...

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...

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...

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