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Vinicola de Nelas S.A,
Winery Wines

Red wine 2010 Dão DOC Superior, Quinta das Estrémuas, Beiras, Portugal

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #CAN-LDA/166

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 12 June, 2018
The area named after the river of the same name, with around 20,000 hectares of vineyards, was classified as DOC in 1990 and is located in the middle of the Beiras region in the north of Portugal. The viticulture goes back to ancient Greece. Especially where vineyards have existed for centuries, one finds numerous strange hollows and depressions in the rocks in the form of stone basins (Lagaretas). Probably grapes were pressed in these installations. This typical Portuguese method of crushing the grapes in the Lagares (stone troughs) is still practised today

The area is framed on three sides by granite mountains and thus protected...

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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