Moreto

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Moreto
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skin Noir
Species Vitis vinifera
Also called See list of synonyms
Origin Portugal

Moreto is a red Portuguese wine grape variety[1] that is planted primarily in the Alentejo. As a varietal, the grape makes neutral wines.[2]

Synonyms[edit]

Moreto is also known under the synonyms Arruya, Castellao, Moreto d'Alenteijo, Moreto d'Alentejo, Moreto do Dão, Morito, Mureto do Alentejo, Tinta de Alter.[1]

Other grape varieties[edit]

Moreto is also used as a synonym for the grape varieties Lambrusca di Alessandria, Camarate Tinto, Baga and Mureto.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Moreto". Vitis International Variety Catalogue. Retrieved 2010-01-30. 
  2. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Wine Course Third Edition pg 144 Abbeville Press 2003 ISBN 0-7892-0883-0