🇵🇹PORTUGALTerras Do Dao


TERRAS DO DAO IG.     DOC.- 2     @Viseu

  • BRANCO= Alvar, Alvarinho, Arinto, Assaraky, Barcelo, Bical, Cercial, Dona Branco, Encruzado, Folgazao, Gouveia, campal, Loureiro, Luzidio, Rabo de Ovelha, Sercialnho, Siria, Talia, Tamara, Viosinho, Vital
    • International– Chardonnay, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Blanco, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanco, Semillion
  • TINTO= Alfrocheiro, Alicante Bouschet, Amaral, Alvarelhao, Azal, Baga, Bastardo, Camarate, Campanario, Castelao, Cidreiro, Coracao de Galo, Cornifesto, Grand Noir, Jaen, Marufo, Monvedro, Moreto, Pilongo, Rufete, Tinto Carvalha, Tinta Francisca, Timtem, Tinto Cao, Touriga Femea, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacioal, Trincadiera, Vinhao,
    • International– Aragonez, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah

GEOGRAPHY Portugal(North-Central), REGION-Terras Do DAO

TOPOGRAPHY “Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous”

  • SLOPES/ Caramulo/ Bucaco Hills(West),  Nave/ Serra da Estrela Mountains(North), +Alt.400 mt. to 800 mt.
  • On~Dao/ Mondego~Rivers~

SOILSMetamorphic,   Granite, Schist

CLIMATEContinental,   Summers– Hot, Dry  |   Winters– Cold, Wet

VITICULTURE LabeledTERRAS DO DAO” Referred to Wine Non-Conforming to DOC.

  • Estates/ Producers

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LAFOES DOC.     @

  • BRANCO= Arinto, Cerceal, Dona Branca, Esgana Cao, Rabo de Ovelha
  • TINTO= Amaral, Jaen
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(North-West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
  • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
  • CLIMATEContinental
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers

DAO DOC.     @Viseu

  • BRANCO= Arinto, Bical, Cerceal, Encruzado, Rabo de Ovelha
    • International– Malvasia Fina, Verdelho
  • TINTA= Agua Santa, Alfrocheiro Preto(Indigenous), Alvarelhao, Baga, Bastardo, Jean, Rufete(IndigenousAKA=Tinta Pinheira, Tinta Amarela, Tinto Coa, Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira
    • International– Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Jean AKA=Mencia, Tinto Roriz AKA= Tempranillo, Aragonez
  • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Beiras(Interior), CITIES: Viseu, Mangualde, Nelas
    • Sub-Zones- Alva, Besteiros, Castendo, Serra da Estrela, Silgueiros, Terras de Azurara, Terras de Senhorim
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Hilly/ Mountainous/ Terraces/ Plateau”
    • SLOPES/ +Alt.150mt.-450mt., Protected On All Sides by Mountains
      • Serra da Nave(North), Serra da Estrelas(South-East), Serra do Caramulo
    • On~Dao~River~Tributary~Mondego~River~
  • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Schist, Sand, Feldspar, Quartz, Mica
  • CLIMATEContinental
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted, Known For Field Blends
  • VINICULTUREClassic Dao Blend– Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro, Jean
    • Estates/ Producers– Antonio Madeira, Bella, Bica, Boavista, Caminhos Cruzados, Carvalhais, Casa de Mouraz, Casa da Passerella, Druida, Falorca, Giesta, Grao Vasco, Kelman, Marias, Mondego, Pedra Cancela, Perdigao, Pinhancos, Quinta dos Roques, Quinta das Maias, Sogrape, Vinha Paz

  • BESTEIROS      @Mortagua, Tondela

    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(West)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
      • On~Dinha/ Pavia~Rivers~Tributary~Dao~River~
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers
  • CASTENDO      @Penalva do Castelo
    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(North)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
      • On~Dinha/ Pavia~Rivers~Tributary~Dao~River~
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers
  • SILGUEIROS      @
    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(North)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, On~Dao~River~
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers
  • TERRAS De AZURARA      @Mangualde
    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(North-Central)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers
  • TERRAS De SENHORIM      @Carregal do Sal, Nelas
    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(Central)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
      • On~Dao/ Mondego~River~
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers
  • SERRA Da ESTRELA      @Gouveia, Seia
    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(South-East)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
      • On~Mondego~River~
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers
  • ALVA      @Oliveira do Hospital, Tabua
    • BRANCO=
    • TINTO=
    • GEOGRAPHY– Portugal, Terras Do Doa(South)
    • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”
      • On~Mondego/ Alva~River~
    • SOILS= Metamorphic, Granite, Precambrian Schist
    • CLIMATEContinental
    • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
      • Estates/ Producers


**Refer to “BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES” For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced