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Questions regarding the production, styles, regions, and history of Portugese wine.
Terms in this set (34)
Rios de Minho
What is region A?
What is region B?
What is region C?
What is region D?
What is region E?
What is region F
Terras do Sado
What is region G?
What is region H?
Literally "cellar" but usually used as part of the name of a company, like "Bodega(s)" in Spanish wine.
What does "Adega" mean in relation to Portugese wines?
What does "Branco" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
What does "Carvalho" mean?
Was does "Casta" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
What does "Colheita" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
New or nouveau style
What does "Claro" mean in relation to Portugese wines?
What does "Engarrafado Na Origem" mean in relation to Portugese wines?
Portugese term for sparkling wine
What is "Espumante?"
Means the wine contains an extra 0.5% alcohol above stated requirements. Also implies minimum aging requirements.
What is "Garrafeira?"
Refers to the property or estate and can sometimes mean a single vineyard.
What does "Palacio" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
A farm or estate in Portugese
What is a Quinta?
Old. Implies aging requirements of 3 years for red and 2 years for white
What does "Velho" mean in relation to Portugese wine?
Vinho Regional (VR)
What is the Portugese equivalent to Vin de Pays?
Deominação de Origem Controlada (DOC)
What is the Portugese equivalent to AOC?
Vinho de Mesa (VdM)
What is the Portugese equivalent to vin de table?
Indicação de Proveniencia Regulamentada (IPR)
What is the Portugese equivalent to VDSQ?
What is the most prominent varietal in Bairrada DOC?
Name two grape varietals used in the production of Vinho Verde
Amarante Basto Monção
What are the 3 best subregions of Vinho Verde?
Growing the grapes on trellises, or otherwise above the ground so other crops can be cultivated underneath.
Describe the method of vine cultivation called "enforcado"
Either forced carbonation or ML conversion in the bottle.
What gives Vinho Verde its slight fizz?
What is the name of the special clay soils found in Bairrada?
What grape is Colares well known for?
What is Portugal's largest wine producing region in terms of planted vine?
Terras Do Sado
Setúbal and Palmela DOC are part of what Portugese region?
What is Setúbal?
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