🇵🇹PORTUGALAlgarve


ALGARVE IG.     DOC.- 4    @Faro

  • BRANCO= Alvarinho, Antoa Vaz, Arinto, Crato Brano, Moscatel, Muscat, Rabo de Ovelha, Roupeiro

    • InternationalChardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho, Viognier
  • TINTO= Alicante-Bouschet, Negra Mole, Periquita, Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira

    • InternationalCabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Aragonez AKA=Tempranillo

GEOGRAPHY Portugal(South Coast), LATITUDE: 37°N

  • BORDERS-Spain(East), Alentejano IG.(North), Southern Most Region of Iberian Peninsula

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/  Hilly, On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~

SOILS MetamorphicSedimentary, Limestone, Clay, Schist

CLIMATE Maritime, With Mediterranean Influences

  • *Summers– Warm, Dry   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet

VITICULTURE Appellation For Wine In ALGARVE Non-Conforming to DOC.

HISTORY During Muslim Rule Algarve Was a Major Wine Producer, Not to Drink Which Was Against Their Religion But to Barter For Other Products.

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ALGARVE DOC.      @Entire Region

  • Estate/ Producers Barranco Longo, Morgado do Quintao, Dos Vales

LAGOS DOC.     @Lagos

  • BRANCO= Boal Branco, Siria, Arinto, Moscatel, Malvasia Fina
  • TINTO= Negra Mole, Periquita, Trincadeira, Castelao
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Algarve IG.(South-West)
  • TOPOGRAPHYRolling, On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~
  • VITICULTURE-     ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Herdade do Soromenho, Monte da Casteleja, Quinta dos Lopes

PORTIMAO DOC.     @Portimao

  • BRANCO= Arinto, Crato Brano, Moscatel, Muscat, Rabo de Ovelha, Roupeiro
    • International Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • TINTO= Alicante-Bouschet, Arinto, Negra Mole, Periquita, Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Tempranillo AKA=Aragonez
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Algarve IG.(South), On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~
  • VITICULTURE– ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers– Herdade do Morgado da Torre, Pimenteis, Quinta da Penina

LAGOA DOC.     @Albufeira

  • BRANCO= Arinto
  • TINTO= Crato Branco, Negra Mole Periquita
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Algarve IG.(South), On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Valley(Odelouca), SLOPES/ Odelouca River Valley
  • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Quinta dos Vales, Quinta do Frances, Quinta do Barranco Longo

TAVIRA DOC.     @Faro

  • BRANCO= Arinto, Diagalves, Manteudo, Moscatel Graudo, Siria, Tamarez
  • TINTO= Alicante Bouschet, Castelao, Negra Moll, Trincadeira, Touriga Nacional
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Algarve IG.(South-East), On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~
  • VITICULTURE- ?  ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Quinta dos Correias


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