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DOP of

Acores
(aka: Azores)

"You would be Grateful for Tiny Biscuits if you were on an island."

Graciosa DOP
(dry whites - non fortified)

Pico DOP
(fortified whites)
~16% min ABV~
*3 years min aging

Biscoitos DOP
(not named after its island - Tercerios Island)
(fortified whites)
~16% min ABV~
*3 years min aging

NOTE:
- All are Volcanic islands.  Far out in the Atlantic Ocean.
- No reds are made here.

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Graciosa DOP

Branco Only!!

-Graciosa Island-

Verdelho, Arinto, Terrantez,
Fernao Pires, Malvasia Fina

~70 hl/ha~
~10.5% min ABV~

*9 months min aging

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Pico DOP

Licoroso Branco Only!!

-Pico Island-

Verdelho, Arinto, Terrantez

~56 hl/ha~
~16% min ABV~

*36 months min in wood

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Biscoitos DOP

Licoroso Branco Only!!

-Tercerios Island-

Verdelho, Arinto, Terrantez

~50 hl/ha~
~16% min ABV~

*36 months min in wood

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