🇵🇹PORTUGALRibatejo & Alentejo


🇵🇹PORTUGALRibatejo


TEJO IG.   DOC.- 6 (Unofficial)     @Santarem

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GEOGRAPHY Portugal(South-Central), LATITUDE: 39.23° N

  • BORDERS: Alentajano IG.(East), Lisboa DOC.(West), Peninsula da Setubal IG,(South),
  • Sub-Zones/ DOC.’s–  Almeirim, Cartaxo, Chamusca, Coruche, Tomar

TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ ?

  • On~Zezere/ Sorraia~Rivers~Tributary~Tejo~River~

CLIMATE Continental    Summer– Hot, Dry   |   Winter– Cold, Wet

VITICULTURE Wine In “TEJO” Non-Conforming to DOC.

VINICULTURE

  • Talha– Clay-Pot/ Amphorae Tradition That Dates Back 2,000 Years.
  • Orange Wine– Historic and Cultural Roots In Macerating White Grapes For Orange Wine.

CULTURE Ribatejo AKA=Tejo

  • Know For Cork Trees Forests and Cork Production.
  • GASTRONOMY

TOMAR DOC.     @

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Tejo IG.(North)
    • On~Zezere~River~
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

CHAMUSCA DOC.     @

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Tejo IG.(North-West)
    • On~Tejo~River~
  • VITICULTURE–  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

ALMEIRIM DOC.     @

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Tejo IG.(West-Central)
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

CARTAXO DOC.     @

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Tejo IG.(West)
    • On~Zezere~River~
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

CORUCHE DOC.     @

  • WHITE= Antao Vaz
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Tejo IG.(South)
    • On~Sorraia~River~
  • CLIMATE– “Continental”
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

SANTAREM DOC.     @Santarem

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Tejo IG., In Alentejo DOC.(South)
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers


🇵🇹PORTUGALAlentejano


ALENTEJANO IG.–  DOC.- 9     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED= **Refer to DOC. For Grape Information

GEOGRAPHY Portugal(South-Central), LATITUDE: 40.1° N

  • “Non-Contiguous(8)
  • BORDERS: Spain(East), Tejo IG.(West), Terras da Beira IG.(North), Peninsula da Setubal IG,(South-West), Algarve IG.(South)
  • Sub-Zones/ DOC.’s– Borba DOC., Evora DOC., Granja-Amerileja DOC., Moura DOC., Portalegre DOC., Redondo DOC., Reguengos DOC., Vidigueira DOC.

TOPOGRAPHY “Rolling/ Hilly”, SLOPES/ Serra d’Ossa & Serra de Sao Mamede

CLIMATEContinental    Summer– Hot, Dry   |   Winter– Cold, Wet

VITICULTURE Wine In “ALENTEJANO” Non-Conforming to DOC.

  • Estate/ Producers– Adega do Monte,  Carmo, Cortes de Cima, Fitapreta, Herdade das Barras, Jose de Sousa, Liberalitas, Ouro do Monte, Sao Miguel, Tapada D’Elvas, Vaga Lume

VINICULTUREStill,  Blends,  Orange

  • Talha– Clay-Pot/ Amphorae Tradition That Dates Back 2,000 Years.
  • Orange Wine– Historic and Cultural Roots In Macerating White Grapes For Orange Wine.

CULTURE Know For Cork Trees

  • Talhas– Clay-Pot/ Amphorae Tradition that Dates Back 2,000 Years
  • GASTRONOMY– Black Pig(Porto Preto/ Presunto Ham), Asparagus

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ALENTEJO DOP.     @

  • BRANCO=  Alvarinho, Antao Vaz, Arinto, Fernao, Manteudo, Pires, Rabo de Ovelha, Rouperio AKA=Perrum/ Siria, Tamarez, Vosinho
    • International– Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Viognier
  • TINTO= Alicante Bouschet, Alfrocheiro Preto, Castelao, Periquita, Sousao, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Coa, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira AKA=Alicante Bouscet
    • International– Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Tempranillo AKA=Aragonez/ Tinta Roriz
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG.(Central-Interior)
    • “Non Contiguous(8), “Multi-Appellation”
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Ardila~River~
    • Vidigueira Fault(Long East-West Facing Escapment That Tempers Climate)
  • SOILS=Metamorphic”, Granite, Schist, Marl, Marble, Clay, Loam
    • Ranas(Deposits of Sandy, Clay, Loam, Limestone)
  • VITICULTURE– 18,000 ha. Planted, Wines Traditionally Produced In Talhas(Clay Amphorae)
  • VINICULTUREClassic Dao Blend– Aragonaez, Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet,   Orange
    • Estates/ Producers– Bojador, Borba, Cardeira, Cortes de Cima, Escolha dos Enologos, Esporao, Herdade dos Grous, Herdade do Rocim, Herdade de Sao Miguel, Joao Barbosa, Monte da Capela, Ravasqueira, Pera Manca, Rocim Olho de Mocho, Terrenus, Tiago Cabaco

PORTALEGRE DOC.     @Portalegre

  • BRANCO= Arinto, Assario AKA=Malvasia Fina, Roupeiro
  • TINTO= Periquita, Trincadeira
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, SLOPES/ Serra Sao Mamede, +Alt.500mt.-760mt.
  • SOILSMetamorphic, Granite, Schist, Quartz
  • VITICULTURE– 860ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Adega(Co.-Op.), Tapada do Chaves
    • Vineyards– Terrenus Vine da Serra

BORBA DOC.      @Borba, Estremoz

  • WHITE= Arinto, Rabo de Ovelha, Roupeiro, Tamarez
  • RED= Periquita
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(East-Central)
    • MUNICIPALITY– Borba, @Hw.#AP7
  • VITICULTURE–   ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Adega Co-Operativa de Borba(Co.-Op.)

REDONDO DOC.     @Redondo

  • WHITE=  Tamarez |   RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(East-Central)
    • MUNICIPALITY– Redondo, @Hw.#AP7
  • VITICULTURE–  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Adega Co-Operativa de Redondo(Co.-Op.), Candeeira, Freixo, Roquevale

EVORA DOC.      @Evora

  • WHITE= Arinto, Rabo de Ovelha, Roupeiro, Tamarez
  • RED= Periquita
    • International– Aragonez
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(West-Central)
    • @Hw.#AP7/ #IP2
  • VITICULTURE–   ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Dona Dorinda

REGUENGOS DOC.     @Reguengos Monsaraz

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(South-East)
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

GRANJA-AMERILEJA DOC.     @Granja

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(South-East)
  • VITICULTURE–  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

VIDIGUEIRA DOC.     @Vidigueira

  • WHITE= Antao Vaz
  • RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(South-West)
    • @Hw.#IP2
  • CLIMATEContinental WithMaritime Influence
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Cortes de Cima, Herdade do Rocim, Herdade do Sobroso

MOURA DOC.     @Moura

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  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(South-East)
    • @Hw.#IP8
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers


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