🇵🇹PORTUGALRibatejo & Alentejo


🇵🇹PORTUGALRibatejo


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

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

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

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

TOPOGRAPHYRolling/ 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-…       |     CHEESE

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TOMAR DOC.     @

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

CHAMUSCA DOC.     @

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

ALMEIRIM DOC.     @

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

CARTAXO DOC.     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • 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

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • 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

CLIMATE Continental   *Summers– Hot, Dry   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet

VITICULTURE LabeledALENTEJANO” Wine Produced Non-Conforming to a DOC.

  • 1,800 ha. Planted
  • 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

  • Talhas- Clay-Pot/ Amphorae Tradition That Dates Back 2,000 Years.
  • Orange Wine- Historic and Cultural Roots In Macerating White Grapes For Orange Wine.
    • **Refer to WINE STYLES/ Orange Wine For Detailed Information.

CULTURE Know For Cork Trees

  • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Comissao Vitivinicola Regional AlentejanaCVRA.
  • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Wines of Alentejo Sustainability ProgramWASP.
    • Mission~ To Reduce Costs and Increase Economic Viability Through a Proactive Approach to Environmental Pressure and Social Concerns.
  • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Alentejo Regional Winegrowers Commission~
  • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Alentejo Winegrowers Technical Association~
  • ECONOMY~ History of Cork Tree Farming and Cork Production
  • GASTRONOMY~ Black Pig(Porto Preto/ Presunto Ham), Asparagus

**Refer to PORTUGAL/ Home For Detailed Information On Portugal as a Country.


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ALENTEJO DOP.     @Evora

  • BRANCO=  Alvarinho, Antao Vaz, Arinto, Fernao Pires, Gouveio, Manteudo, 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)
    • BORDERS-Spain(East), Non Contiguous(8), Multi-Appellation
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, On~Ardila~River~
    • Vidigueira Fault(Long East-West Facing Escapment That Tempers Climate)
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, SedimentaryGranite, Schist, Marl, Marble, Clay, Loam, Limestone
    • Ranas(Deposits of Sandy, Clay, Loam, Limestone)
  • CLIMATE- Continental, +Diurnal Shifts(+30°)
    • *Summers– Hot, Dry   |   *Winters– Wet, Cold
  • VITICULTURE- 19,000 ha. Planted,  20% Branco/ 80% Tinto
    • 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
  • VINICULTURE- Wines Traditionally Produced In Talhas(Clay Amphorae)
    • Classic Dao Blend(Aragonaez, Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet),   Orange
    • Branco Reserva(+Aged/ 6mo.),   Branco Grand Reserva(+Aged/ 12mo.)
    • Branco Garrafeira(+Aged/ 12mo./ 6mo. In Bottle)
    • Tinto Reserva(+Aged/ 12mo.),  Tinto Grand Reserva(+Aged/ 24mo.)
    • Tinto Garrafeira(+Aged/ 30mo./ 12mo. In Bottle)
  • HISTORY- 1890 @Alentejo Phylloxera Hits Area
  • CULTURE- ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Alentejo Regional Wine Growing Commission~ CVRA.
    • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Wines of Alentejo Sustainability Program~ WASP.

PORTALEGRE DOC.     @Portalegre

  • BRANCO= Arinto, Assario AKA=Malvasia Fina, Roupeiro
  • TINTO= Periquita, Trincadeira
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- RollingSLOPES/ Serra Sao Mamede, +Alt.500mt.-760mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, 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- Adega da Cartuxa, Dona Dorinda

REGUENGOS DOC.     @Reguengos Monsaraz

  • WHITE= Manteudo, Rabo de Ovelha, Rouperio
  • RED= Aragonez AKA=Tempranillo, Periquita, Trincadeira
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Alentejano IG., In Alentejo DOC.(South-East)
    • MANICIPALITY-Reguengos de Monsaraz
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers-

GRANJA-AMERILEJA DOC.     @Granja

  • WHITE=   |   RED=
  • 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
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Maritime Influence
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Cortes de Cima, Herdade do Rocim, Herdade do Sobroso

MOURA DOC.     @Moura

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


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