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Terras de Baco White, Portalegre - 2016

Item # 38020 750mL
$4.96/ Single Bottle
$29.76 $26.78/ Case of 6
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A white wine made from a blend of white, indigenous grapes that are typically found in the southerly Alentejo region of Portugal. Unoaked and dry on the palate emphasizing the floral fruit character that is typical of the grapes.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Arinto

A white grape variety grown in Portugal, known for producing wines with lots of juicy citrus acidity. When a component of Vinho Verde, it is called Pedernã.

Alentejo

Alentejo is Portugal's "New World," producing extroverted, ripe wines in comparatively modern styles. The region lies at the the far southern end of Portugal, inland and south from Lisbon, touching the Spanish border on the east. The climate is, as expected, quite hot and decidedly un-Atlantic. The scenery consists of large, undulating plains that experience far more continental climate...

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Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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