Alfrocheiro Preto

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Alfrocheiro Preto
Grape (Vitis)
Portuguese Alentejo wine.jpg
A red wine from the Alentejo that is a blend of several Portuguese grape varieties including Argones (Tinta Roriz/Tempranillo), Alicante Bouschet and Alfrocheiro.
Color of berry skin Noir
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called see list of synonyms
Origin Portugal

Alfrocheiro Preto is a red Portuguese wine grape variety[1] planted primarily in the Dão DOC and Alentejano VR. The grape is known for the deep coloring it can add to wine blends.[2]

Synonyms[edit]

Alfrocheiro Preto is also known under the synonyms Albarin Negro, Alfrocheiro, Alfurcheiro, Tinta Bastardinha, and Tinta Francisca de Viseu.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alfrocheiro Preto". Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 130 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0