What are the IGPs of Northern Portgual? (7)
N -> S
Terras de Cister
Terras do Dão
Terras da Beira
What are the IGPs of Southern Portugal? (5)
N -> S
Península de Setúbal
grading system used in the Duoro to rank vineyards
engarrafado na origem
(Historically used to designate lesser vineyards fod domestic consumption in Douro)
Classification of the best vineyards in Douro
What are the requirements for garrafeira to appear on a label of DOP or IGP wine? (2)
Tinto (red) garrafeira wines must age for a minimum 30 months, including at least 12 months in bottle. Branco (white) and rosado garrafeira wines must age for a minimum 12 months with at least 6 in bottle.
The vintage garrafeira Port style as pioneered by Niepoort has a separate connotation: following a few years’ aging in barrels, the Port is matured for a period of at least eight years in glass demijohns.
What does Reserva mean on a bottle of portuguese wine?
Still wines: an additional 0.5% of ABV
Espumoso: Min 12 months on the lees
What does Colheita Seleccionada mean on a bottle of Portuguese wine?
An additional 1% of ABV compared to the regional appelation