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Flashcards in Portugal (MP) Deck (6):
1

What grape comprises a minimum 15% of all Dão Nobre Branco wines?

Encruzado

2

What is the northernmost subregion of Alentejo?

Portalegre

3

What DOP of the Açores islands authorizes the production of table wines rather than fortified wines?

 

Graciosa

4

What term may be applied to wines of geographical designation that show a 1% higher abv than the minimum established by the respective appellation?

Colheita Selection

5

Portugese terms which indicate higher alcohol content?

Reserva - + .5% (yet for sparkling wine this means an extra 12 months aging)

Colheita Seleccionada + 1.0%

6

Most planted grape in Portugal?

Casetlao (aka: Peritquita)

Makes sense - casta...

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