Flashcards in Portugal Deck (108)
Name the two methods used for the production of Madeira wines.
Name the three subregions of Douro (from west to east).
Cima or Alto Corgo
What was the name of Lisboa IGP until quite recently?
Which DOP of Lisboa IGP produces exclusively Brandy and what is the name of that Brandy?
Colares DOP is famous for its pre-Phylloxera ungrafted ..................... vines.
Ramisco (planted on chão de areia soil)
Which variety of Madeira accounts for 85% - 90% of the island's total wine production?
Tinta Negra (Mole)
[55% of total plantings]
How long a Vintage or Frasqueira Madeira must be matured before its release?
20 years in wood and 2 years in the bottle
What is the minimum percentage of Baga needed for Bairrada Classico?
Wines from Palmela DOP need minimum 66,7 % of which grape variety?
Where is Maria Gomes used as a synonym for Fernão Pires?
Which DOP in Lisboa is known for Aguardente?
Which Portuguese Island has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004?
Which sub-region of Douro produces 2/3 of the Douro wines?
Name the three DOPs of Açores IGP.
Graciosa (still white wines)
Pico (fortified white wines)
Biscoitos (fortified white wines)
Most northerly subzone of Alentejo DOC that produces some of the best wines of the region.
What type of wine is produced in Setúbal DOP?
Sweet fortified wines predominantly made from Moscatel (Muscat of Alexandria mainly but there is a tiny portion of Moscatel Roxo) grapes
Name the DOPs of Peninsula de Setúbal.
Portuguese name for the Jura red grape Trousseau.
What is the name that has been associated with the special fermentation vats (autovinification) designed to extract, without electricity, maximum colour and tannins even in short fermentation periods? The system was devised in Algeria but is now commonly used to make port.
Portuguese word meaning "crop" or "harvest" and, by extension, "vintage".
What are the terraces in Madeira known as?
In which region of Portugal do we come across tiny amounts of Moscatel Roxo?
What is enforcado?
Traditional vine training system of Vinho Verde DOP and Minho IGP, nowadays only 10% of vines are grown this way
Star white grape of Bucelas DOP that must comprise 75% of the blend.
Name the family of port wine shippers whose group of companies include W. J. Graham, Warre, Dow, Quinta do Vesuvio, Smith Woodhouse and Cockburn.
Largest and most important producer in Setubal.
José Maria da Fonseca
Largest DOP of Lisboa IGP.
Synonym of Periquita.
Most southern DOP of Lisboa IGP.