🇵🇹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, Tempranillo AKA=Aragonez

GEOGRAPHY– Portugal(South Coast), LATITUDE: 37* ‘N’

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

TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling/ Hilly”, On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~

SOILS= “Metamorphic”, ”Sedimentary”, Limestone, Clay, Schist

CLIMATE= “Maritime”, With “Mediterranean” Influences

  • Summers– Warm  |   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 Barder 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)
  • TOPOGRAPHY“Rolling”, On~Coast/ Atlantic~Ocean~
  • VITICULTURE–     ha.
    • 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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