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🇵🇹PORTUGALTerras Do Beira


BEIRA ATLANTICO IG.     DOC.-  5         @

  • WHITE=   |    RED= Almost Everything   
    • **Refer to DOC.’s For Grape Information.

GEOGRAPHY Portugal(North-East/ North-Coast), South of Minho(   km.)

  • Sub-Zones/ DOC.’s Bairrada DOC., Beira interior DOC., Tavora-Varosa DOC., Terras da Beira IG., Terras de Cister DOC.

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous

CLIMATE Maritime With Continental Influences

SOILSMetamorphic, Sedimentary

VITICULTURE Appellation For Wine In BEIRA ATLANTICO Non-Conforming to a DOC.

VINICULTURE–  SPARKLING…Method Classico/  Vinho Espumante de Qualidade

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BAIRRADA DOC.     @Agueda

  • BRANCO= Bical, Fernao Maria Gomes AKA=Fernao Pires
  • TINTO= Baga, Castello, Rufete, Touriga Nacional
    • International Cabernet Sauvignan, Merlot, Petit Verdot
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, REGION-Beiras IG.(North)
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Chalk/ Limestone, Clay, Sand
  • CLIMATE- Maritime
  • VITICULTURE- +BLEND/ Classic Bairrada(Cercial, Bical)
  • VINICULTURE- Still,  Sparkling,  Some Use of Chestnut Barrels
    • Estates/ Producers- Bageiras(Sparkling), Calda Bordaleza, Caves San Joao(Nat.Pro.), Colinas de Sao, Filipa Pato & William Wouters, Lagar de Baixo, Luis Pato, Niepoort Poeirinho, Sidonio de Sousa
    • Vineyards- Moinho Bruto

TERRAS De CISTER IG.     @

  • WHITE=   |   RED= **Refer to DOC.’s For Grape Information
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Beiras IG.(      ), BORDERS-Douro(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Mountainous
  • CLIMATE- Continental,   *Summers– Hot, Dry   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet
  • VITICULTURE- Appellation for Wine In TERRAS CISTER Non-Conforming to DOC.
    • Estates/ Producers-

TAVORA-VAROSA DOC.     @

  • BRANCO= Malvasia Fina, Cerceal, Gouveio, Bical, Fernao Pires
  • TINTO= Aragonez, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Beiras IG.(    ), BORDERS-Douro
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt.500mt.-800mt.
    • On~Tavora/ Paiva~Rivers~Tributaries~Douro~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic,  Granite, Schist
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VINICULTURE- SPARKLING…Method/ Traditional
    • Estates/ Producers- Agricola da Tavora(Co.-Op.), Boa Parte, Casca, Murganheira

TERRAS Da BEIRA IG.     @

  • BRANC=   |   TINTO= **Refer to DOC.’s For Grape Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Beiras IG.(     )
    • BORDERS-Spain(East), Duriense IG.(North), Alentejano IG.(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous
  • SOILS- Metamorphic
  • CLIMATE- Continental,  *Summers– Hot, Dry   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet
  • VITICULTURE- Appellation For Wine In TERRAS Da BEIRA Non-Conforming to DOC.
    • Estates/ Producers-

BEIRA INTERIOR DOC.     @

  • BRANCO= Siria, Arinto, Fonte Cal, Malvasia, Fernoa, Pires
    • International Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro, Trincadeira, Touriga Franca, Rufete, Baga
    • International Cabernet Sauvigon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Portugal, REGION-Beiras(East)
    • BORDERS-Spain(East),Non-Contiguous(  )
  • VITICULTURE-
    • Estates/ Producers- Barao de Figueira, Beyra, Casas Altas, Quinta do Cardo, Quinta dos Termos

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